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The title asking if they're doing enough is doing a lot of work here-- because the question should be are the incentivized / mandated to want to do enough? They are a business (the IOUs, at least) after all-- so they are prioritizing business decisions over certain decarbonization potential moves.
Does that perhaps highlights the misuse of these market evaluations or the errors in them? While I'm rooting for the success of Tesla over the oil supermajors-- the impact to the economy and various industries of Tesla suddenly being gone would not be as significant as the oil and gas majors suddenly going poof, right?
NARUC Innovation Webinars; How Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement Can Fuel Decarbonization, If Only We Let ItThis NARUC session is both timely and necessary. Green Buyers are the "elephant in the room". The reality is that today, electricity consumers of all different sizes and locations across the US are taking the initiative to embrace and control..
Green Buyers are the "elephant in the room" that some people in the energy industry would prefer to make invisible. Can you expand on this-- why are some people trying to ignore/discount green buyers?
Matt, I'm speculating that they already placed their bet on carbon pricing and are riding that horse until the end. Carbon pricing is DOA in New England based on NESCOE's FERC Filing, which states " NESCOE’s opposition to an additional, separate carbon pricing-style mechanism through the current ISO-NE wholesale markets " : NESCOE FERC Filing on Carbon Pricing
These experienced, professionally managed, and successful firms have not procured via long-term fixed price contracts since they were burned by it when they were convinced to try it (any year since 2008). We are aware of more than one billion square feet of commercial real estate (and literally dozens of large commercial real estate companies and funds) who utilize an effective Block...
Matt - Thanks for your question. Companies don't need to have facilities managers with this kind of energy expertise. All they need is an honest energy broker/consultant who can make sure they get a block and index strategy. Any size company or real estate asset can benefit from Block and Index. The suppiers can be transparent about their margin, buy power for them on the index...