21 Sep '12, 5pm

Businesses Increasingly Using Renewable Energy Options to Cut Costs

Businesses Increasingly Using Renewable Energy Options to Cut Costs

The companies ranked in the CREX have tended to fall into two extremes, but there is a newly emerging group that is choosing to get 100% of its energy from renewable sources. “Previous CREX reports found most respondents buy a small amount of renewable energy, either by installing on-site generation such as wind turbines, or purchasing Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). In this year’s report nearly one third of respondents said they used less than five per cent renewable energy – but by contrast, 35 CREX companies said they used 100 per cent renewable energy, mostly through RECs, to cover all their power usage.”

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/09/21/businesses-increasing...

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