Category: Energy Policy

We can’t separate sustainable energy practices from the policies that enable or prevent them.

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

The warm 2014-15 water year is a dress rehearsal for 2050, a University of Washington climate scientist told utilities and conservationists in Seattle. Continue reading

COP21’s Architecture Matters More than the Exact Quantities of CO2

We’ve heard ad nauseum that the commitments brought to Paris yesterday won’t stop global warming, but the real goal is more farsighted and complex:

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? Continue reading

Collaboration Will Make More Efficiency Options Available to Natural Gas Customers

We’re off to see the world, the wonderful world of… collaborative market transformation! Who are “we?” Continue reading