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More BGE customers earning bill credits for cutting back

Jul 29 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jamie Smith Hopkins The Baltimore Sun - Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. said 640,000 customers earned a credit on their bills last week for cutting back on electricity, the biggest test of a fledgling program aimed at reducing demand on hot days. more...
Filed under: Demand Response

TXU Energy Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary of Brighten iThermostat, Highlights Consumer Study

DALLAS, Jul 29, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - TXU Energy introduced the Brighten(R) iThermostat in 2009, making it the first two-way, Internet-enabled thermostat in the competitive electricity markets of Texas. more...
Filed under: Demand Response

Let's Talk: Plug-In Electric Vehicles and Energy Companies Are About to Start Communicating via the Cloud

DEARBORN, Mich., Jul 29, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - --This new software-based technology would let plug-in electric vehicles from all participating automakers communicate with the power companies, managing vehicle charging to help keep the electric grid in balance and running efficiently more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles

NRG eVgo Partnership with BMW Expands Access to Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Network

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jul 28, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - NRG eVgo (ee-vee-go), a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc. more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles

Mall at Robinson unveils new solar powered car charging stations

Jul 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Madasyn Czebiniak Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - In the parking lot outside the food court at the Mall at Robinson, a silver Chevy Volt sat in a space painted with a green and white electric vehicle decal, waiting for a jolt. more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles

DEP extends alternative fuel vehicle rebate program

Jul 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - James Halpin The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. - The state Department of Environmental Protection announced it is extending its alternative fuel vehicle rebate program. more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles


By Wayne M. Kovach
On: July 25, 2014
The summer is here and vacations are being planned. Whether it's a family trip to a local beach, visiting relatives out of state, or a more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
By Justine Sears , Karen Glitman
On: July 7, 2014
Technical Reference Manuals have long provided characterizations of efficient technologies in the electric and thermal energy sectors. At many utilities throughout the world, these manuals more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles
By Will Fadrhonc
On: July 3, 2014
Demand response (DR) is critical for reducing peak demand on the grid and, at the same time, avoiding system emergencies. When delivered via behind-the-meter energy more...
Filed under: Demand Response
By Rick Barnett
On: June 19, 2014
The largest part of residential energy consumption (generally considered around 40%) maintains interior comfort regardless of the weather. Energy used to create this comfort is more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
By Howard Ng
On: June 11, 2014
In April, I published the first of a series of articles in which comparing the various communications options for demand response (DR) programs. In this more...
Filed under: Demand Response


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Arizona Public Service unveils plans to install 20 MW of solar PV on customer rooftops

By John Ryan - Arizona Public Service (APS) has filed with state regulators for a change to its AZ Sun Program that would allow more...
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Chinese government, companies blast US anti-dumping tariff decision

By John Ryan - The Chinese government and leading Chinese solar companies have blasted the preliminary anti-dumping tariffs issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) more...
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Tips for Outdoor Security Lighting

By Annie K - Security is an important part of life since it allows people to carry on with their activities as usual. The more...
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Useful Tips For Getting The Benefits Of Solar Energy

By Peter Smith - Although solar energy has been around a while, many different people are still interested in the topic. You can become more...

Price Variation of Home Heating Oil

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AESP Conference - Evaluators & Implementers: Merging on the Energy Efficiency Highway

Monday Aug 4, 2014 - Wednesday Aug 6, 2014 - San Francisco

Summer Conference & Expo San Francisco August 4-6, 2014 Evaluators and Implementers: Merging on the Energy Efficiency Highway The road to implementing and evaluating successful energy efficiency programs is seldom straight or smooth. Fortunately, you are not traveling alone. At more...

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