Tags : smart grid

Climate Change and Business Climate Change and Civil Society Climate Change Mitigation New Energy Economy Sustainability

Surge in Utility Non-Wires Alternatives Should Help Stem Climate Change

Growing use and falling costs of local distributed energy resources (DERs) and interactive, two-way cloud services is paving the way for utilities to modernize power grids and adapt to a rapidly changing environment by making use of "non-wires alternatives," a trend that should boost efforts to address climate change, as well as aging US grid infrastructure.Read More

Climate Climate Change Mitigation Climate Resilience Environmental News Global Warming News New Energy Economy Renewable Energy Sustainability

NEW 4.0 Project Could Mark a Major Milestone for Germany’s

Launched this month by Germany's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy, 60 NEW 4.0 project partners aim to build an open, distributed platform that will demonstrate the feasibility and substantive benefits of relying entirely on renewable energy resources.Read More

Efficiency Energy Energy Policy New Energy Economy

Is Energy Efficiency Disrupting the Electric Utilities’ Business Model?

We live in an age of disruption. The word denotes an undesired consequence, as in climate disruption, but it often is a powerful, if still painful, force for positive change, growth and transformation. Research by Shakeb Afsah and Kendyl Salcito with the CO2 Scorecard Group, and Nicola Limodio, a doctoral candidate at the Department of Economics at the London School of […]Read More

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Big Returns for Utility Customers Using New Power Efficiency-Battery Storage

Commercial and utility-scale battery storage and systems providers are getting a boost from state government initiatives in California, and, if a new proposal passes legislative muster, in New York. Integrated as part of intelligent demand response/reduction systems, and you may have the missing link that could drive the decarbonization, and decentralization, of US power infrastructure […]Read More

Energy Policy Renewable Energy

Green Credentials of Super Power Stations : Not All MegaWatts

Fallible solutions to modern power and electricity problems are few and far between; fraught with potholes and lined with difficulty.  The political war between realising a more ecological future is at loggerheads with realising an economical one; the jury still missing and at large about how to move forward. Centralised Generation In our current climate […]Read More