Schneider Electric Blog https://blog.se.com Global Specialist in Energy Management and Automation Fri, 09 Jul 2021 14:09:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Walmart & Schneider Electric Announce Groundbreaking Collaboration to help Suppliers Access Renewable Energy https://blog.se.com/sustainability/2020/09/22/walmart-schneider-supplier-renewable-energy/ https://blog.se.com/sustainability/2020/09/22/walmart-schneider-supplier-renewable-energy/#respond Tue, 22 Sep 2020 23:16:46 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=81226 New initiative seeks to add renewable generation capacity to the US grid by creating greater access to large-scale, renewable energy as part of Walmart’s Project Gigaton. Walmart Inc. and Schneider... Read more »

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What Is the Difference Between Direct and Financial (Virtual) PPAs? https://blog.se.com/energy-management-energy-efficiency/2020/08/18/what-is-the-difference-between-direct-and-financial-virtual-ppas/ https://blog.se.com/energy-management-energy-efficiency/2020/08/18/what-is-the-difference-between-direct-and-financial-virtual-ppas/#respond Tue, 18 Aug 2020 15:05:00 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=79819 As the market for voluntary renewable energy buyers matures, commercial, industrial and institutional (C&I) buyers need a deeper understanding of how corporate renewable energy procurement differs from traditional energy sourcing... Read more »

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Innovative Funding Mechanisms Can Give Colocation Providers the Advantage to Pursue Clean Technology https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2019/11/21/innovative-funding-mechanisms-can-give-colocation-providers-the-advantage-to-pursue-clean-technology/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2019/11/21/innovative-funding-mechanisms-can-give-colocation-providers-the-advantage-to-pursue-clean-technology/#respond Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:08:00 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=62305 Today’s data center and colocation providers recognize the edge provided through sustainable operations—including the procurement of clean energy sources. But for many, innovative choices, like power purchase agreements (PPAs) and... Read more »

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Are Data Centers and Colocation Providers Prepared for the Evolving Energy Market? https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2019/10/01/are-data-centers-and-colocation-providers-prepared-for-the-evolving-energy-market/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2019/10/01/are-data-centers-and-colocation-providers-prepared-for-the-evolving-energy-market/#respond Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:00:00 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=60623 Market evolution is driving change in how companies strategically manage their energy. This changing landscape opens opportunities for businesses to modify their energy consumption mix, with potential cost savings as... Read more »

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The Struggle Tech Companies Face Managing Energy and Sustainability Data https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2019/08/26/the-struggle-tech-companies-face-managing-energy-and-sustainability-data/ Mon, 26 Aug 2019 15:27:00 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=59704 The deployment and adoption of technologies and services for energy and sustainability management is accelerating. A continued reduction in the cost of sensing technology and cloud-based processing have made it... Read more »

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3 Ways Cloud-Service and Colocation Providers Can Use Renewables https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2019/05/14/3-ways-cloud-service-and-colocation-providers-can-use-renewables/ https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2019/05/14/3-ways-cloud-service-and-colocation-providers-can-use-renewables/#comments Tue, 14 May 2019 18:50:37 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=56837 There’s a renewable revolution under way. Driven by the rapidly falling price of utility-scale wind and solar power, companies are committing to and procuring clean energy in ever increasing numbers.... Read more »

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4 Reasons Cloud-Service and Colocation Providers are Switching to Renewable Energy https://blog.se.com/datacenter/2019/04/05/4-reasons-cloud-service-and-colocation-providers-are-switching-to-renewable-energy/ Fri, 05 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=56090 The boom in corporate renewable energy purchasing has impacted every industry, but nowhere is leadership stronger than in the information technology sector. The largest and most innovative corporate purchasers inhabit... Read more »

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Save Money, Live Better (and Greener): Walmart Doubles Renewable Energy https://blog.se.com/sustainability/2018/06/18/save-money-live-better-and-greener-walmart-doubles-renewable-energy/ Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:19:01 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=49261 Thanks to Walmart suppliers, a reported 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions have been avoided in the last year as a result of Project Gigaton—an aggressive initiative with... Read more »

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Resilience & Reliability: the New Name of the Energy Game https://blog.se.com/smart-grid/2018/03/29/resilience-reliability-the-new-name-of-the-energy-game/ Thu, 29 Mar 2018 17:46:47 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=46954 World energy markets are poised at a tipping point. Within this century, energy generation and distribution as we know it will cease to exist. Driven by massive electrification (and its... Read more »

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Weighing the Co-Benefits of Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements https://blog.se.com/renewable-energy/2017/12/12/weighing-co-benefits-renewable-energy-power-purchase-agreements/ Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:30:16 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=43823 Corporate, industrial, and institutional (C&I) buyers are choosing renewable energy power purchase agreements (PPAs) for three primary reasons.  As they stand today, federal subsidies and technology improvements make both wind... Read more »

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5 Innovations That Will Shape How Companies Manage Energy https://blog.se.com/energy-management-energy-efficiency/2017/09/19/5-innovations-will-shape-companies-manage-energy/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:20:18 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=41272 Aggressive innovations by energy solutions providers—in response to pressures such as corporate demand and policy changes including the Paris Climate Accord—has accelerated the development of new clean technologies. Corporate adopters... Read more »

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Mid-Year Market Report: Renewables Show No Signs of Slowdown https://blog.se.com/renewable-energy/2017/07/18/mid-year-market-report-renewables-show-no-signs-slowdown/ Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:40:01 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=39466 Heading into 2017, there was tremendous speculation about how the incoming U.S. administration would impact energy policy and development, and particularly the ramifications on worldwide renewables investment and deployment. Mid-year,... Read more »

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