If you’re like most organizations, your energy management initiatives are supported by utility data. This usually requires collecting, analyzing, and understanding energy consumption and costs at a monthly bill level. And while bill data is a logical place to start because it’s readily accessible, it has its limitations.
The New Orleans City Council’s Utility, Cable, Telecommunications, and Technology Committee unanimously passed a resolution this week to explore a “smart city” approach that could include grid modernization and energy-efficient buildings. Smart cities have taken off in recent years around the world, defined by their … Read more…
While it can be a smart move for commercial real estate companies to bill their tenants each month based on the amount of electricity, water and/or gas they consume. But the current process of billing tenants for their actual consumption is inefficient, inaccurate, frustrating and costly. Here are 10 problems with tenant submetering as it stands today and how you can solve them.
(Pictured: Brookly Navy Yard) Commercial customers of Con Edison in New York and New Jersey will benefit from the energy-delivery company’s five-year smart meter installation program that starts this year, Con Edison’s chairman and CEO John McAvoy told employees at its annual meeting yesterday. The … Read more…
The Metropolitan Mayors Caucus (MMC), a membership organization of the Chicago region’s 275 cities, towns and villages; announced on May 4 that it has joined Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) – the largest electric utility in Illinois, serving the Chicago and Northern Illinois area – in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will support the study and development of new energy efficiency programs, smart streetlights, and community and residential solar; and other infrastructure projects.
Generation Xers, the 51 million Americans who were born between 1965 and 1980 – personified by such familiar names as President Barak Obama and Jennifer Lopez – are much more likely to spend their money on smart home devices than are the 75 million Millennials, born between 1981 and 2000, according to coverage of a new report on April 30 by MediaPost.
Researchers at the University of California–Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering, together with a team of industry partners, have begun work to install a power system that integrates solar panels, battery storage, advanced data analytics, and smart energy management controls on the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe reservation near Lake Havasu, the school announced on April 26.