Posted By: Kathleen Wolf Davis
On: July 27, 2016
From our contacts at Con Edison:  Con Edison is developing a mobile battery system that will supply neighborhoods with clean power when high demand for electricity causes equipment problems on the grid, increasing the potential for power outages. The energy company, taking advantage of fast-evolving energy storage technology, plans to have ... more...
Filed under: Energy Storage
Posted By: Ellen Smith
On: July 25, 2016
Co-author Scott Corzine Most Americans are familiar with the high profile hacking incidents of recent years—the public exposure of Sony Pictures’ private email, for instance, or the theft of credit card information belonging to 56 million Home Depot customers. But the damage from those breaches may pale in comparison to ... more...
Filed under: Information Technology
Posted By: Diane Munns
On: July 22, 2016
As a former state utility regulator, I know the difficulty of balancing competing interests in making decisions and communicating those decisions to constituents. Solutions deemed “fair” by some parties may have harsh or unintended consequences for others. This challenge of balancing competing interests is playing out with the current debate ... more...
Filed under: Business & Corporate
Posted By: Lee Williams
On: July 20, 2016
“Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.” A familiar catchphrase in American culture from the classic “The Wizard of Oz” where Dorothy, the heroine of the story, finds herself in an unfamiliar land---taken from the monotone farm where she lives in Kansas and placed in the vibrant Land ... more...
Filed under: Risk & Operations
Posted By: Marc Rauch
On: July 18, 2016
Recently, New York took a major step toward rethinking utility economics when it issued the “Order Adopting a Ratemaking and Utility Revenue Model Policy Framework” (also known as Track 2 Order). This action aims to better align New York’s electricity system with Reforming the Energy Vision (REV), the state’s initiative to transform the ... more...
Filed under: Policy, Regulatory & Legal
Posted By: Chaitanya Srinivaspura
On: July 15, 2016
Small / Micro Business are Ignored Energy efficiency as a concept seems to have had success for both retail and C&I customers, but Small and micro businesses customers remain a formidable segment to reach for many Utilities. In fact, Utilities have specific programs to promote  participation for the retail customers, and dedicated ... more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
Posted By: Nishant Jain
On: July 13, 2016
Introduction Spend Analysis is one of the first key steps in category management that delivers value to an organization. It consists of segmenting the third-party spend of the organization into categories that can be analysed to arrive at the optimum sourcing strategy for that category. Figure 1 Categories are identified ... more...
Filed under: Metering
Posted By: Andy Beck
On: July 11, 2016
The Council of Economic Advisers, an agency that provides the President advice on domestic and international economic policy, recently released a new report, “Incorporating Renewables into the Electric Grid: Expanding Opportunities for Smart Markets and Energy Storage”. The report argues that a transition to an electric grid powered substantially by ... more...
Filed under: Energy Storage
Posted By: Alex Hobson
On: July 8, 2016
This Independence Day, Americans will be celebrating the 240th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. And the solar industry, in the midst of a revolution of its own, is providing new tools that give consumers a measure of energy independence.  In an effort to increase consumer understanding ... more...
Filed under: Solar
Posted By: David Peterson
On: July 6, 2016
Tax credits and efficiency standards for appliances and vehicles have been key drivers for increasing renewable energy use and energy efficiency in the United States.  Extending these policies and increasing the stringency of the Clean Power Plan beyond 2030 would reduce energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by reducing motor fuel use and energy use ... more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency

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2016 AESP Summer Conference Technology – The Great Game Changer August 16-18 - Chicago In recent times, the role of technology has branched out into different directions. No longer is technology just a part of energy efficiency that is responsible more...


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