Energy Efficiency


What You Don’t Know About CO2 Emissions

Global CO2 emissions hit an all-time high in 2019, drawing renewed attention to the need to change our habits or risk global catastrophe. While worldwide activism on...

After the Storm: The electric utilities sector long-term implications of COVID

The electric utility sector prides itself on contingency readiness. Power grid design, communications and control systems, organizational flexibility, and the wider supply chain are set up to protect power supply to customers for an incredibly...

Voltage Volatility: Advances in distribution grid monitoring

The power distribution grid is undergoing unprecedented levels of change. The traditional, one-way model of voltage regulation presumed that voltages would drop predictably along feeders from substation to customers. The proliferation of larger...

Business Interruption Risks for 2020

While cyber incidents rank as the top global business risk for the first time, a survey of companies in the renewable energy sector...

Making Waves: Transforming the renewable energy mix

The potential of the global ocean’s resources is mind-boggling. Between large water surfaces and marine resource diversity, there are a wide variety of energy extraction options available. Recently report by Ocean Energy Systems (OES), the...

We Can See Clearly Now: How the COVID-19 global quarantine has impacted air quality

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every person on the planet. Working remotely, living under quarantine, caring for someone infected - everyday life has fundamentally changed. But how has this global quarantine behavior impacted the world as...

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)...

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