A resilient zero-carbon energy system where every organization has a viable, expedient, and cost-effective pathway to renewable energy.
Who We Are
The Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) is a membership association for businesses and organizations seeking to procure renewable energy across the United States.
Large energy consumers have the buying power and collective voice that change markets. Energy buyers have a unique and critical role in driving a zero-carbon energy future… but they need help. REBA is the organization to do it.
“REBA offers a very streamlined way to affect the change we want to see in the marketplace—which is increasing and scaling the number of organizations that are procuring renewable energy. REBA's new structure will help accelerate that growth and bring more corporate buyers into the fold—providing more education and more collaboration.”
Nicola Peill-Moelter, PhD
Director of Sustainability Innovation
REBA is an alliance of large clean energy buyers, developers, and service providers that, together with NGO partners, are unlocking the marketplace for all nonresidential energy buyers to lead a rapid transition to a cleaner, prosperous, zero-carbon energy future.
Since 2014, the REBA community has grown to over 200 large energy buyers, and over 150 clean energy developers and service providers. Participants in the REBA community have been a part of 95% of all large-scale US corporate renewable energy deals to date.
With dedicated expertise from four successful nonprofit programs that have helped organizations break through barriers in renewable energy procurement in recent years, REBA’s goal is to catalyze 60 gigawatts (GW) of new renewable energy by 2025, and expand the number of organizations buying clean power from dozens today to tens of thousands.
One REBA for Buyers and Suppliers
REBA started with a simple idea: organizations should have one place to go for planning and meeting energy needs with clean, affordable renewable energy.
In 2018, four leading NGOS — Rocky Mountain Institute, World Wildlife Fund, World Resources Institute, and Business for Social Responsibility — merged their renewable energy programs, the Business Renewables Center, the Future of Internet Power, the Buyers Principles, and Green Tariff programs. This programmatic consolidation builds upon their collective success and offers a single streamlined solution.
Today's REBA seeks to grow the market for end-user backed renewables from dozens to thousands of organizations nationwide, while advocating for an energy system that meets the needs of all.
As a REBA member who is ready to learn and connect, you can access this Business Renewables Center (BRC) portal that contains all of your membership online tools and resources. These products include: the community marketplace, Buyers Roadmap, primers and guides, academy videos, case studies, transactional templates, and the market analysis platform.
The Renewable Energy Buyers Principles represent large customers’ renewable energy needs and help them streamline solutions for buying cost-effective renewable energy. If your organization is aligned with these six principles and sees how they fit your corporate energy strategy and purchasing goals, you may be ready to add your voice to the Buyers’ Principles.
Interested in US green tariff deals and data? You can view an interactive graph that explores the renewable contracts signed by large-scale energy buyers and monopoly utilities via green tariffs. Read publications on the emerging green tariffs in the US regulated electricity markets and see which states offer green tariffs, among other utility renewable energy products.
The Future of Internet Power (FoIP) initiative brings together organizations to address challenges and collaborate on solutions that will advance the movement toward an internet powered by 100% renewable energy. Your organization can turn the six criteria outlined in the Corporate Colocation and Cloud Buyers’ Principles into action by becoming a signatory or supporter.
“The sustainability professionals who are charged with implementing the carbon reduction programs in their organization have very little help and it's usually not their day job. So they need all the help they can get in order to actually map out a course for doing these kinds of deals. REBA events are so important to them.”
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
The time for
change is now
REBA will help you to be a part of the movement to scale the number of organizations transacting in the low-carbon energy markets.Join REBA