A Grid of Microgrids for Washington, DC?

The time has come to unleash full electric competition by creating a grid of microgrids, and the nation’s capital city is a good place to start, according to a new report. DC Public Power (DCPP), an organization pushing for local energy, proposes that the District of Columbia move away from what it describes as today's outmoded utility model and … [Read more...]

‘Lean Energy’ Gains New Identity and Cuts Costs 18 to 20% Part 1

Lean Energy Gains a New Identity Lean energy is an old term that has been re-invented, says Michael Overturf, CEO of ZF Energy Development. How does the new lean energy cut costs for industrial energy users by 18 to 20%? He explains how industrial users can use equipment and systems that allow them to change fuels quickly and take advantage of … [Read more...]