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What Your Business Gains from the Supreme Court’s FERC Decision and What To Do Next

Written February 1st, 2016 by
Categories: Energy Business, Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy, News
What Your Business Gains from the Supreme Court’s FERC Decision and What To Do Next

You might not think of your business as a wholesale power producer, but demand response is now on track to make the market for negawatts as lucrative as rooftop solar watts. Read the rest of this entry »

Paris Accord Approved at COP21

Written December 12th, 2015 by
Categories: Energy Policy, News
Paris Accord Approved at COP21
COP21 agreement approved in Paris 12/12/15 Energy Priorities

Ban Ki-Moon, Laurent Fabius, Francois Hollande

“This is a small gavel, but it is capable of great things,” said Laurent Fabius in declaring the climate accord unanimously approved.

Is the Hydropower-Dependent Northwest Ready for an Extended Version of 2015?

Written December 9th, 2015 by
Categories: Energy Policy, News
Is the Hydropower-Dependent Northwest Ready for an Extended Version of 2015?

The warm winter of 2014-15 is a dress rehearsal for 2050, a University of Washington climate scientist told utilities and conservationists in Seattle. Read the rest of this entry »

Researchers Take Scientific Exploration to the Brink in “Energy from the Edge”

Written December 4th, 2015 by
Categories: News, Renewable Energy
Researchers Take Scientific Exploration to the Brink in “Energy from the Edge”

If you think you understand the latest methods for generating sustainable energy, this episode of “Breakthrough” will be an eye-opener.

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Crowdsourcing Successes Force Utilities to Consider their Role in a Sharing Energy Economy

Written April 28th, 2015 by
Categories: Energy Business, Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy, News
Crowdsourcing Successes Force Utilities to Consider their Role in a Sharing Energy Economy

This is the year of the crowd, says Jeremiah Owyang. Will a kWber emerge to disrupt the energy industry? Read the rest of this entry »

Energy Storage Could Curtail Gas Boom

Written April 16th, 2015 by
Categories: Energy Business, News, Renewable Energy
Energy Storage Could Curtail Gas Boom

Low-cost natural gas from fracking made us dial back our expectations about the growth of renewable energy. Energy storage technology could change that. Read the rest of this entry »

Study Reveals Surge in New Clean Tech Jobs across the US in 2014

Written March 10th, 2015 by
Categories: Energy Business, News
Study Reveals Surge in New Clean Tech Jobs across the US in 2014

United States green economy adds 47,000 new clean energy jobs, according to this study released by Environmental Entrepreneurs.

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Wrap Up: Paul Hawken’s “Drawdown” Keynote at Greenbuild

Written October 23rd, 2014 by
Categories: Energy Policy, Green Building, News
Wrap Up: Paul Hawken’s “Drawdown” Keynote at Greenbuild

At Greenbuild, Natural Capitalism co-author Paul Hawken unveiled a new project and interviewed climate allies Tom Steyer and Maryland governor Martin O’Malley. Read the rest of this entry »

Best and Worst States in the U.S. for Energy Efficiency

Written October 22nd, 2014 by
Categories: Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy, News
Best and Worst States in the U.S. for Energy Efficiency

2014-10-aceee-logoIt’s time to find out which are the best and worst states in the almost-worst country in the world when it comes to energy efficiency. Read the rest of this entry »

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