Deloitte: On-site Energy on the Rise with Millennials Leading the Clean Energy Charge & Other Quick Microgrid News

Millennials are increasingly driving electric utilities and businesses to use more clean energy, according to a study from Deloitte.“Resources 2016 Study - Energy Management: Navigating the Headwinds," highlights the increasing influence of millennials aged 21-34, the largest and most dominant consumer group, as a dynamic force behind the shift … [Read more...]

An Early Warning before Electric Grid Failure

It’s hard to conceive of the tension electric grid failure creates in a hospital emergency room. The seconds tick by slowly as the medical team wonders if the back-up generator will kick on.A new program in New York City addresses this problem by giving hospitals and other large energy users a 10-20 minute warning when it looks like the grid is … [Read more...]

What's Hot for Energy Efficiency Investors Today?

Bill Kingsley, managing director of EnerTech Capital, explains what energy efficiency investors look for in companies today. We interviewed Kingsley just days after the company led a $14 million round of investing into software company Blue Pillar.What do you look for in an energy efficiency company? We want to find and invest in talented, … [Read more...]