Understanding Scope 1, 2, and 3 Emissions—How to Take Responsibility for Emissions This Year

With the growing focus today on corporate carbon footprints, enterprise organizations and smaller businesses alike have a vested interest in understanding different emissions scope levels—and it’s not just about proving an organization’s energy output.  Forward-thinking business leaders must take time to understand the GHG Protocol and emissions scope levels as a way to gain better […]
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What Is 24/7 Carbon-Free Energy & Why It Matters

In the world of energy and climate change efforts, terminology is crucial. Although the right concepts catch the public eye and can become buzzwords that pave the way for corporate action and policy changes, it’s sometimes difficult to distinguish between or properly define the most common ones in use. One example of this involves the […]
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100% Renewable vs 24/7 CFE : What’s the Difference?

Early on in discussions with new customers, the Cleartrace team often gets asked what the difference is between procuring 100% renewable energy and 24/7 carbon-free energy (CFE). In short, reaching 100% renewable energy can be achieved more easily than the higher bar of 24/7 CFE, but in a way that makes it more difficult to […]
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Benefits & Barriers of 24/7 Hourly Matching

Organizations globally are wrestling with both the volatile cost of energy and how to meet the goals they set for adopting clean energy and/or reducing their carbon impact. That clean energy can be sourced from onsite generation, offsite power plants through corporate power purchase agreements or from the local grid. For those organizations working to […]
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