Energy Efficiency


5 Signs It’s Time to Repower

Purchasing a central inverter can feel a bit like buying a new truck—it’s a purchase that you expect should last a long time, even while being subjected to demanding situations and conditions. With a truck, as long as you do the preventive...

Bracing for 2020: 4 Insurance challenges the US market must face

Overall, 2019 was a phenomenal year in terms of overall growth for renewable energy. In April, for the first time ever, renewables beat out coal in the US energy supply, making up 23 percent of the nation’s power...

The Pitfalls of Modernization

Over the next decade there will be millions of new points of presence on the national power grid. Each one of those make our grid smarter, more resilient, and cleaner. However, each one also represents a real and present danger to the nation’s...

Utilities Get Smart: Smart homes spur growth of demand response programs

Smart Electric Power Alliance's (SEPA) recent 2019 Utility Demand Response Market Snapshot found that utilities reported a demand response (DR)...

Path to Net-Zero: The practical Passive House approach 

With the global climate crisis grabbing headlines around the world, and increased public awareness on the topic, Net-Zero and Passive House building strategies in residential and commercial construction are rapidly growing trends. According to...

Digital Reality: It’s time for boardrooms to get a grip on digitalization 

Despite being responsible for many of the amazing technological developments in the renewables industry, including sophisticated performance monitoring and asset management, the benefits of digitalization are still not being fully recognized by top...

Tips from a Supply Chain Guru

With the labor market tightening, companies need to create more efficiencies. Whether it’s ensuring a worker has the optimal tools to reduce cycle time, or adding wearable technology to alert when there’s a stoppage on the production line, every...

Building Resilient International Supply Chains - What clean energy companies need to know

By 2030, the United Nations predicts that the worldwide population will reach 8.6 billion—one billion more people than today. This...

Energy Awareness Month: How using renewable energy helped one environmental footprint

As October brings in low temperatures contrasted by rising thermostats, energy efficiency is at the forefront of our minds. First implemented in 1991, October also marks National...

Insuring a Renewable Future

With change comes risk. This is true of any business, and especially true as we watch the evolution of technologies, distribution methods, and business models in the renewables industry. Prototypical or unproven equipment, such as specialized...

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A Call for Net Zero Energy


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Sheep’s Wool Insulation: A Natural, Non-Toxic, High-Performance Building Material

Insulation in the built environment has been undervalued for too long. Fortunately, that’s changing. Indoor air...

A Strong 2011 for Clean Technology

Investments will remain vibrant, and industries to watch will include efficiency, biofuels, nuclear, recycling, and...

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Solving Thermal Management Challenges in Electric Vehicles

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