ComEd is partnering with the Hispanic Housing Development Corp., Latin United Community Housing (LUCHA), The Resurrection Project and others for outreach into the affordable housing community in Chicago. The goal of the program, which is mostly aimed at Latino neighborhoods, is to increase participation in energy efficiency programs. The story at Midwest Energy News says …Continue Reading
State initiatives demonstrate a growing awareness that public policy must change to keep up with and encourage technological change. New players entering the industry are demonstrating the power of markets to stimulate investment and innovation.
The federal agency that tries to ensure equal access to the nation’s grid is holding a technical conference to see how energy storage can weave itself more efficiently into generation, transmission and distribution. It will be November 9.
Boulder is relentless in its determination to become the nation’s greenest city. But is its ongoing attempt to acquire Xcel Energy’s distribution assets the smartest way to go about it?
When Tesla previously unveiled its Gigafactory to produce battery storage devices, a lot of folks held their breath. Now that the company’s products have been put to use in the United Kingdom, it may be time to exhale. Indeed, Camborne Energy Storage is using Tesla’s “Powerpack” to prevents the lights from flickering out for the National Grid there.
College campuses are the epitome of free thinking and where innovation often gets its roots. Burning greener fuel and improving energy management are two sprouting concepts there — ideas that are being facilitated by micro-grids.
When Hurricane Hermine made landfall in the Tallahassee area of Florida on Friday, it did what big weather events often do: create havoc, which in this case knocked out the power to more than 100,000 homes.
When companies fall into financial trouble, shareholders and executives are usually held responsible. If a firm, for instance, assumes too much debt, its owners face several options. They could issue more equity or stock, bringing in more revenue but decreasing the value of their current stock holdings. They could cut the dividends to shareholders. They …Continue Reading
The Federal Aviation Administration this summer released rules controlling the operation of commercial drones. For energy managers, this could be the start of something big – and high.