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Stem Adds $100M in Financing

Carl Weinschenk

Stem Inc. has received $100 million in financing from Starwood Energy Group Global LLC. The company says that it now has a project financing pool of more than $350 million. Stem, which provides energy storage for commercial and industrial facilities, says it has more than 75 MWh of projects deployed or under contract in more   …Continue Reading


California Looks to Reduce Computer Energy

Carl Weinschenk

The California Energy Commission (CEC) is likely to adopt energy efficiency guidelines on computers by the end of the year. A San Diego Union-Tribune story posted at techwire.net says that the CEC estimates that the rules will add $18 to the price of a computer — but that the extra cost will more than be made   …Continue Reading


How Will Power Be Used Tomorrow and What Can Your Company Do About it?

Staff Writer

The energy world is changing at an unprecedented pace. The way large organizations acquire, manage and use energy is dramatically different today than it was ten years ago. And ten years from now, it will likely be different still, as technological, regulatory policy and business model innovations continue to yield new opportunities for energy management.   …Continue Reading


Fairbanks Completes 4 Building Project in MA

Carl Weinschenk

Fairbanks Energy Services says that it has completed an energy efficiency project at The Campus at Marlborough.


Plano, TX, Among SolSmart Cities

Carl Weinschenk

Plano, TX, is an early participant in a program aimed at making energy more affordable for consumers and businesses, according to The PlanoStarCourier.


NES Chosen For San Francisco Garages

Carl Weinschenk

The City and County of San Francisco have chosen technology from Nagle Energy Solutions (NES) to provide the design for the upgrading of mechanical ventilation systems in three garages owned by the city, according to the company.


Energy Department Will Help Fund New Window Technologies for Single-Pane Glass

Ken Silverstein

The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will fund for 14 projects as part of ARPA-E’s newest program to the tune of $31 million.


CAL-ISO Study: Regional Energy Market Could Yield $1.5B in Savings Annually to Ratepayers

Cheryl Kaften

A multi-state, regional electric market would provide environmental and economic benefits to California and the West – and would yield as much as $1.5 billion in cost savings annually to the state’s electricity ratepayers by 2030 – according to preliminary study results released on May 20 by the California Independent System Operator (CAL-ISO).


Florida Supreme Court Puts Kibosh on FPL Fracking Charge

Cheryl Kaften

The Florida Supreme Court ruled (Case Nos. SC15-95, SC15-113, SC15-115) on May 19 that the state’s Public Service Commission (PSC) exceeded its authority when it allowed Florida Power & Light (FPL) to charge its 4.8 million customers for a risky investment in an Oklahoma-based fracking company.


The Key to Scaling Energy Reduction? People.

Bert Hill

While reducing corporate energy consumption is hard, the benefits are profound – for both the planet and the bottom line. To reap these rewards, it is crucial for companies to use people as part of the solution to move further, faster and more strategically.