The Road to Renewables: Arriva chooses SSE Green assured by Carbon Clear

Posted by Lucy Haines on 31-May-2018 16:51:56

SSE is set to supply Arriva UK with SSE Green to power it’s UK bus and rail sites. The announcement this week marks a significant commitment by one of Europe’s leading transport providers to decarbonise the sector.

Offered by SSE Business Energy, SSE Green is a 100% renewable electricity and allows business to report zero emissions for their Scope 2 emissions under the GHG Protocol Corporate Standards. SSE Green has been independently verified and assured by Carbon Clear, as a CDP Accredited Provider of carbon, energy management and sustainability services.

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Topics: Renewable energy, Arriva, SSE, Renewable Energy Guarantee of Origins

The rising power of renewables

Posted by Alexis Munro on 16-Nov-2017 09:12:54

The increasing use of renewable energy is key to limiting climate change to under 2°C, the threshold set by the Paris agreement. If this limit is exceeded, climate change is expected to have devastating and irreversible impacts. Electricity generation is a vital part of meeting the goals as it reduces the amount of fossil fuels burnt for energy. The IEA predict that by 2040 renewables will make up 40% of total power generation. Denmark current leads the field in renewable energy generation with 59% of its power coming from renewables.

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Topics: Renewable energy

Best practice and market trends in renewable energy

Posted by Debbie Butts on 09-May-2017 12:07:12

Businesses are increasingly looking at how to make their electricity supply 100% renewable, and therefore climate neutral. Companies typically adopt complimentary approaches to reach their 100% renewable energy target, combining procurement methods such as green tariff contracts with suppliers, unbundled renewable energy attribute certificates (RECs), power purchase agreements (PPAs) and on-site generation projects. But among these options, what is best practice and which factors determine the methods companies choose?

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Topics: Renewable energy

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