Smart Energy Decisions - Energy Management, Renewable Energy

News  -  June 18, 2021

Smart Energy Voices Podcast - Episode 39: Goodbye to Year Over Year Baselines, Hello to Predictive Modeling

June 18, 2021

At a recent Innovation Summit, host Debra Chanil sat down with Ken Watson, a Sr. Manager of Key Accounts at Acuity Brands, and Andrew Blauvelt, the Vice President of Sales at Acuity Brands for the BuildingOS product group. In this episode of Smart Energy Voices, they discuss the shift in building industry energy metrics and establishing baselines in a world with inconsistent occupancy levels and changing public health guidelines. Listen to hear Andrew and Ken share their extensive experience and insight on best practices for navigating this dynamic shift....read more

News  -  June 17, 2021

GM to Increase EV and AV Investments to $35 Billion

June 17, 2021

General Motors announced June 16 that it plans to increase its investments in EV and AV technology to $35 billion through 2025....read more

News  -  June 17, 2021

Denver Strategizes Electrification of Homes and Businesses

June 17, 2021

The Denver Office of Climate Action, Sustainability and Resiliency released June 15 a plan to lower the energy use of the city’s homes and businesses through the use of efficient heating and cooling technology....read more

Research  -  June 18, 2021

Ohio Public Schools Partner with EDP Renewables to Go Green

Type: Case Study
Date Published: 6/15/2021
Source: EDP Renewables
Primary Topic: Sourcing Renewables

June 18, 2021

Three Ohio public school districts partnered with EDPR NA Distributed Generation to cut down on energy costs, save over 1,800 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually, and provide unparalleled STEM-related educational opportunities to empower students, teachers, and the neighboring community. Explore this case study to see how these results were accomplished with an innovative solar PPA. ...read more

Columns  -  June 7, 2021 - By Michael Robinson, PowerFlex

Microgrids: The Benefits of Your Own Private Island

June 7, 2021 - By Michael Robinson, PowerFlex

In recent years, extreme weather events have resulted in power outages of increasing frequency, power, and duration across the country, driving up the cost of electricity and demonstrating the fragility of the utility grid. In this column from PowerFlex, Michael Robinson explains why microgrids are the ideal solution to create a sophisticated, resilient system that improves efficiencies, reduces fuel consumption, lowers GHG emissions, and saves money....read more

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