The following video is from Thursday's Digging for Value, in which host Alison Southwick and Motley Fool energy analysts, Taylor Muckerman and Joel South, get to the heart of the biggest stories in energy investing today.

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While it might still be several years away, corporate America is becoming more and more self-sufficient. Major organizations across the United States have been installing renewable energy sources such as biomass, solar and wind power systems to lower operating costs. The results have been positive and have started a trend that will likely benefit everyone aside from traditional utilities. Again, they have a little time to adapt, but Motley Fool analyst Taylor Muckerman believes they are being put on notice. The following video explains more.

Renewable energy is growing, but it's not quite as hot as the American oil boom

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