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Man's electric trike is the doggonedest thing, and he and canine are ELF-propelled

Aug 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Adam Stewart The Hutchinson News, Kan. - Bob Graves of Hutchinson is used to turning heads when driving, having a longtime passion for hot rods. more...
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BRIEF: Consumer Reports says new Tesla is best car ever

Aug 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Oliver Morrison The Wichita Eagle - The new Tesla P85D scored a 103 out of 100 on a new Consumer Reports test, so the company had to totally reconfigure its rating system. more...
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Electric vehicle rally finds warm welcome in Cripple Creek

Aug 27 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jen Mulson The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - Want to see what a million dollars worth of electric vehicles looks like? more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles

5 things utilities need to know about "flexiwatts"

James Mandel and Mark Dyson | Aug 26, 2015 - The authors of RMI's just released "The Economics of Demand Flexibility" paper give advice about this "untapped opportunity." more...
Filed under: Demand Response

E Source Hosts Open House to Celebrate Relocation to Retrofitted Building

E Source Companies, LLC - E Source invites the community to an open house on August 1 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency

SAIC to Address Federal Energy Challenges at Power Up Energy Expo

SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) - Senior Systems Engineer Feras Karim of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) will speak to government concerns, possible solutions, and successes in working toward sustainability at this year's Power Up Energy Expo, to be held at the Emerald Coast Convention Center in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., March 18-20. more...
Filed under: Demand Response


By Harry Valentine
On: August 18, 2015
There are occasions when the economics of transportation indicates cost benefits for commercial transportation vehicles to draw electric power from the grid, either directly in more...
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By Scott Tew
On: July 28, 2015
The largest energy consumers in the world are big buildings. Think of the abundance of lighting fixtures, heating/cooling systems, water heating and refrigeration units demanded more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
By Udi Merhav
On: July 21, 2015
The rise of connected consumer electronic devices in this “Internet of Things” era continues to surge and is opening market opportunities for midstream energy efficiency. more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
By John Redding
On: July 14, 2015
Today's electricity networks were designed on the presumption that load and generation were both predictable and slow-moving. Because of this presumption, control room operators had more...
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By Charles Botsford
On: July 13, 2015
In early 2013, after a competitive request for proposals, the California Energy Commission (CEC) awarded grant funding of $3.7M to AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) to supply more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles


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UK's Solar Trade Association labels FIT cuts 'self-defeating'

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Moree Solar Farm starts installing JA Solar modules

By John Ryan - Moree Solar Farm starts installing JA Solar modules   Cell and module manufacturer JA Solarspa more...
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Australia: ACT government aims for 100% renewable energy by 2025

By John Ryan - The target was unveiled by ACT chief minister Andrew Barr at the ACT Labor Party conference on Saturday. The ACT more...

Solar PV Market Strategies And Forecast 2020

By John Maxwell - The global installed capacity for solar PV is expected to reach 489.8 GW by 2020. Growing push for sustainability has more...

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Demand Side Analytics for Utilities: Strategic and Analytical Support for Decision Making at PG&E

Tuesday Sep 1, 2015 - 1:00 PM Eastern - Your City

Utilities companies everywhere are bombarded with the idea of ‘Big Data,’ and must evaluate both old and new strategies to gain a competitive advantage. In an effort to do just this, PG&E created the Demand Side Analytics Team to provide more...

Filed under: Demand Response

State of the Utilities Industry Study - What Keeps You Awake at Night?

Tuesday Sep 15, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Faced with everything from unpredictable weather to changing renewable energy portfolios to volatile fuel prices, utilities can only be certain about one thing: uncertainty. Energy Central surveyed nearly 250 utilities professionals in IT, finance, trading and risk management roles to more...

Filed under: Demand Response

ScottMadden's Fall 2015 Energy Industry Update - Strange Brew: Adapting to Changing Fundamentals

Friday Sep 25, 2015 - 12:00 AM Eastern - Virtual Event

During the webcast, based on ScottMadden's upcoming Energy Industry Update, ScottMadden energy experts will address several topics from the Update: Community Solar, the Clean Power Plan Final Rule, and Grid Transformation. more...

Filed under: Energy Efficiency

How to Implement a Successful Price-Based Demand Response Program for Residential Customers

Wednesday Sep 30, 2015 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Our industry has been talking about time-varying pricing for years, but to date it’s been brought to market mostly in the form of pilot deployments that reach a limited subset of customers. As a variety of catalysts converge, we’re poised more...

Filed under: Demand Response

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