Microgrids - January 30, 2020
The Maycroft, a new justice housing development in Washington, DC will soon be able to benefit from an onsite community microgrid powered by a solar/battery combination.
GHG Emissions - January 16, 2020
JPMorgan Chase is joining a project to use blockchain to achieve 100% renewable energy consumption by the end of 2020.
Distributed Generation - October 29, 2019
Direct Energy announced Oct. 29 a new endeavor to focus on renewable and sustainable energy solutions for customers through the creation of a specialized group, Renewable Energy Services.
Microgrids - October 22, 2019
Pittsburgh International Airport will become the first major U.S. airport to be completely powered by its own microgrid with energy generated by its own on-site natural gas wells and solar panels.
Energy Storage - October 15, 2019
The Anderson Civic Center in Anderson County, S.C., will be receiving a battery storage project on its campus that will improve grid reliability and provide the center at least 30 hours of backup power during emergencies.
Energy Storage - August 8, 2019
Downey Unified School District in Downey, Calif. announced the installation and deployment of 3.5 MW/ 7 MWh of battery energy storage systems at seven school sites throughout the district.
Energy Efficiency - July 10, 2019
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. achieved a $2.3 million savings in annual energy costs from LED lighting retrofits, 6 LEED-certified new development communities and 34 LEED or Energy Star certifications in process as of year-end 2018. AvalonBay has completed 30 LED lighting retrofit projects and plans to finish 32 more in 2019 for a total of more than 165 LED retrofits by the end of the year, reaching 63% of its portfolio.
GHG Emissions - July 10, 2019
Amtrak reached a greenhouse gas emissions reduction of 17% in 2018 over a 2010 baseline, including a 1.75% reduction from 2017 to 2018. The decline was attributed to the reduction of train fuel use and of electricity consumption in traction power and at Amtrak facilities.