No Place to Hide: Top and Bottom in Utility Energy Efficiency Ranking

If you’re a country, state, city or utility that’s wasting energy, there is no hiding it any longer. Energy efficiency advocates are increasingly slicing and dicing performance of these entities and producing rankings. The scorecards make public how well one does against the other, which serves as a powerful motivator to do better. What governor … [Read more...]

Why Insiders are Bullish on Microgrid

Microgrids are coming to the US, but they face some significant roadblocks. What’s driving the sudden upswing in their development? And what’s getting in the way? A panel of microgrid experts tackled these questions last week at the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) BuildingEnergy 14 conference in Boston. Ed Krapels, founder of … [Read more...]

MicroNews: DNV KEMA, RLS Logistics, Transformative Wave

This week in energy efficiency news… DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability has launched a customized energy storage valuation service for utilities. The service helps utilities meet energy storage and estimation requirements, like those created Sept. 3 in a preliminary ruling by the California Public Utilities Commission.  The program gives each … [Read more...]