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Phila. building owners report energy usage

Apr 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Andrew Maykuth The Philadelphia Inquirer - The city announced Thursday that owners of more than 86 percent of Philadelphia's large commercial buildings complied with a new law to report energy usage, and their average Energy Star score came in at 64, above the national average of 50. more...
Filed under: Demand Response

PLMA Recognizes Leading Energy Utility Demand Response Initiatives

DENVER, CO, Apr 17, 2014 -- Marketwired - The Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA) announced seven winners of its 11th Annual PLMA Awards. more...
Filed under: Demand Response

Sustainable Energy Fund Announces Zero Percent Financing Program for Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy Projects

Allentown, PA, Apr 16, 2014 -- PRWeb.com - Projects must reduce energy consumption of non-sustainable resources or generate energy from sustainable resources. more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency

A charge for the future; Riverland to build stations for electric cars

Apr 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Trey Mewes Austin Daily Herald, Minn. - Austin is getting electric when it comes to transportation. more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles

Nissan Launches Programs To Make LEAF Charging Free And "EZ"

NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire - Nissan today announced the expansion of its successful "No Charge to Charge" promotion, which will provide two years of no-cost public charging with the purchase or lease of a new Nissan LEAF. more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles

Turlock Irrigation District might lower rate for plug-in cars

Apr 14 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - John Holland The Modesto Bee - Owners of plug-in electric cars could get a break on power rates from the Turlock Irrigation District -- if they charge them at home during certain hours. more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles


By Justine Sears , Karen Glitman
On: April 11, 2014
The electrification of transportation is posing a challenge and opportunity for utilities across the country, with significant implications for planning, load forecasting, and demand response. more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles
By Gerry DeNotto
On: April 10, 2014
Imagine, if you would, the following scenario which recently occurred. A man walked down a dark street in his neighborhood in a typical northeastern United more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
By Corey Weathers M.Ed.
On: March 25, 2014
Our grandparents are often the first to teach us about the value of a dollar and to not waste anything - food, water, energy, money more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
By Davis Swan
On: March 7, 2014
There has been a lot of discussion about the electric vehicle revolution and what its impacts will be. Are EV's gaining traction or getting stuck more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles
By Mischa Popoff
On: March 3, 2014
One of the perennial questions on every environmentalist's mind is: Who killed the electric car? The consensus is that big oil killed it through its more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles


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Lean Green Transportation Machines: Adopting Strategies For The Future

By Annie K - The challenge of implementing greener transportation systems—ones that don’t rely on fossil fuels—includes the adoption of new technology, modifying infrastructure more...
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New Magnetic Materials For Extracting Energy From Tides

By Danny Burns - The main objective of the MAGNETIDE project is to create a new sort of generator that changes the mechanical energy more...
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No US solar shortage this year, says IHS

By John Ryan - Higher solar costs resulting from a long-running global PV battle between the U.S. and China over antidumping and subsidy charges more...
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China figures not a surprise, says IHS analyst

By John Ryan - Stefan de Haan, associate director for the solar supply chain at IHS, was speaking more...

The Importance of Advanced Lead Acid Batteries in Renewable Power Generation

By Deja Kirkwood - When renewable energy sources are used to produce electrical power, the output cannot be guaranteed. It can be estimated with more...

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Boosting Reliability & Efficiencies for Resiliency - How Munis, Coops, IOUs See Big Gains from Distribution Automation

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Listen to how the City of Orangeburg (Munil), Wake Electric (Coop) and Con Edison (IOU) are using increased intelligence in their distribution networks to achieve reliability. Moderating this important discussion is Martin Rosenberg, Editor-in-Chief, EnergyBiz Magazine. more...

Filed under: Energy Efficiency

Best Practices in Recruiting Participants for Energy Management Programs

Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

The key to success for energy management programs, whether demand response or energy efficiency, is getting customers enrolled. This free webcast will feature Pepco Holdings, Inc. (PHI) discussing the marketing tactics and tools that have contributed to the success of more...

Filed under: Demand Response

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