What Will the 21st Century Grid Look Like?

We cannot run a 21st century grid with 1950s technologies, fuel sources and practices. The good news is steps are being taken to usher in the new grid, says Carl Zichella, NRDC's director for western transmission, in this guest blog post. It seems everyone involved with renewable energy and climate change is asking the same question these days.  … [Read more...]

Community-Based Energy Efficiency Programs: What Worked, What Didn’t?

At the 24th national conference of the Association of Energy Services Professionals, Steve Lightbourn, with the Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corp., shared important lessons learned from the rollout of community-based energy efficiency programs. WECC partnered with 1.) Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS) and Focus on Energy to deliver the … [Read more...]