Development 2.0 – Maximizing Efficiency through Digital Systems

How renewable asset developers are optimizing their resource allocation with Mercatus Energy ILM

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Growing Corporate Procurement. Who Are the Next Global Players?

Corporate procurement is already quite popular in the US as companies such as Amazon, Google and Microsoft procure renewable energy to power their data centers, offices, and factories. As of last December, Amazon procured 650 MW, [...]

5 Reasons To Uplevel Your IT Infrastructure with ILM

Energy companies are told every day they need to catch up with an evolving IT landscape. At nearly every industry conference in 2016, we were reminded of the magnitude and inevitability of digital transformation in [...]

Geothermal: A Steadily Growing Power Sector

When people converse about a low carbon future powered by clean energy, they often forgot one crucial renewable resource: geothermal. Maybe geothermal power is missed since it is one of the most difficult to understand. [...]

Digitize or Die: The Power Producer’s Imperative in 2017

Another year has come and gone in our industry, and what a year it has been. We rode into 2016 off the wave of COP21, which set an unprecedented global commitment led by the United [...]

Global Renewable Investments: Highlights and Predictions for 2017

Another year has come in gone in our burgeoning industry; and what a year it has been. 2016 started off strong from the momentum of COP21 and the ITC/PTC extension. However, mid year we witnessed the fall [...]

Big Oil Goes Green: A Growing Trend in Renewable Investments

These days, it seems the only time we hear from oil companies is when they are advertising their participation in clean energy development. BP has been running renewable ads for a handful of years, now [...]

COP22 and the Fight Against Climate Change: Who Will Triumph?

COP21 and CO22 sent loud messages to the market that policy continues to stand up to climate change. But with whom does the responsibility lie? Last November,  the twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP [...]

Investment 2.0: The Future of Renewable Financing

In Bloomberg's 2016 New Energy Outlook, analysts maintained that we are on track to invest $9.4 trillion in carbon-free energy, globally, by 2040. However, the report also estimates that an additional $5.4 trillion will have to [...]

The EPA Is About Have a Major Shakeup, But Renewables Expected to Hold Steady

Donald Trump picks Scott Pruitt, a climate change skeptic, to head the EPA. What does this ironic pick mean for clean energy in America? Scott Pruitt, the newly appointed head of the Environmental Protection Agency [...]

When Red States Go Green; Conservatives States Drive Wind Power

It's puzzling that some red state politicians resist renewable energy development. Some of the best renewable energy resources are often found in remote, rural and impoverished areas, some suffering from the decline of fossil fuels. [...]

Trump Digs Coal: A Global Concern

Throughout his political campaign, President-Elect, Donald Trump, was infamously outspoken in his support for the coal industry. The avid climate change denier rallied support in coal-country by making clear promises to revitalize the industry. How he plans to accomplish [...]

Digital Disruption: Innovation at the Speed of X [VIDEO]

The concept of digital transformation has been making its way onto many energy conference programmes this year – with Europe’s largest show, European Utility Week, being no exception. With multiple factors driving industry disruption, from [...]