Philly Wants To Wean Off Gas. The City-Owned Gas Utility Is Refusing To Go Along.

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 03:20:10 +0000

In a bid to cut carbon pollution, a growing number of local leaders are working to phase out gas in buildings. In Philly, the city-owned gas utility is using ratepayer money to thwart this goal.

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Why Pump Energy Savings Should Matter to Utilities

Credit to Author: Matthew Derner| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 17:30:50 +0000

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Utilities have a two-fold relationship with energy efficiency. On one side, public and private utilities gain from finding efficiencies in energy usage to reduce costs in their own operations—just like many other businesses. The U.S. Department of Energy’s 2002 Motor Market Assessment established that pumping systems offer the greatest optimization potential of all types of […]

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Why Pump Energy Savings Should Matter to Utilities

Credit to Author: Matthew Derner| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 17:30:50 +0000

The post Why Pump Energy Savings Should Matter to Utilities appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Utilities have a two-fold relationship with energy efficiency. On one side, public and private utilities gain from finding efficiencies in energy usage to reduce costs in their own operations—just like many other businesses. The U.S. Department of Energy’s 2002 Motor Market Assessment established that pumping systems offer the greatest optimization potential of all types of […]

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Time of Use, Home Battery Systems, & EVs

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 03:54:36 +0000

Time of Use (TOU) pricing is a term used to describe a differential rate your utility can charge for electricity at different times of the day. TOU can help incentivize the use of renewables, and shift peak loads to help utilities in demand response. Effectively, that means the utility can incentivize people and companies to […]

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Washington Clean Buildings Bill Raises the Bar for Every State

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 01:15:34 +0000

Courtesy of RMI. By Jonny Kocher Buildings are at the forefront of climate action in the state of Washington, spurred by Seattle’s recent adoption of an energy code that will require new large buildings to be fossil fuel free. Now legislators are considering an ambitious new bill stemming from Governor Jay Inslee’s comprehensive climate proposal. The Healthy Homes […]

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Colorado Approves $110 Million Transportation Electrification Plan

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 20:31:02 +0000

Xcel Energy will deploy approximately 20,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at residential, commercial, and public sites across Colorado, under a $110 million plan formally approved by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission this week

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Long-Term Fossil Fuel Contracts & Power Purchase Agreements Lock In Pollution

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2020 18:16:32 +0000

Many companies that own power plants have signed contracts that obligate the utility to burn fossil fuels. The carbon in those contracts is the subject of a new UCS analysis: Contracts to Burn

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Octopus Energy & Audi UK Offer ~5,000 Free Miles Of Charging & Free Wallbox

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 03:06:52 +0000

If you’re in the UK and considering getting an electric car — particularly an electric Audi — you may want to get hooked up with Octopus Energy. First of all, it will offer 100% green energy. Additionally, it will provide up to 5,000 miles of free (ahem, complimentary) charging

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Michigan & Ohio EV Charging Programs Set For Approval

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 03:13:24 +0000

Electric utilities in the Midwest are increasingly helping their customers drive on electricity, a reliably cheaper and increasingly cleaner fuel

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It’s Time For Transparency In The Electric Grid

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 18:04:52 +0000

Replacing the fossil-fueled energy supply with renewable energy requires unusual focus and substantial investment in the electricity sector

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