Columnists: Cara Olmsted

Cara Olmsted is director of new business development for ConEdison Solutions.

Energy Savings Maximized with Summer Incentive Programs

In recent years, some electric utilities have had to institute an array of strategies including incentive programs to forcibly reduce load, including rolling brownouts, to avoid damaging disruptions. Last summer, a heat wave in the Northeast required more than 33,000 megawatts of power a day to cool New York City, a staggering number when you   …Continue Reading

Active Energy Strategy Maximizes Competitive Advantage

With more than 11.5 million square feet of office space currently under construction in New York City, the market remains highly competitive.  In such a competitive environment, buildings with high energy costs can be at a serious disadvantage.  Especially in New York City, energy efficiency improvements have cut energy costs noticeably – but greater opportunities   …Continue Reading