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.
Distributed Energy Resources - June 26, 2019
The increasing deployment of distributed energy resources is causing shifts in the century-old electric grid and a rethinking of business models. This white paper from NRG Energy focuses on opportunities available to businesses and institutions within the PJM Interconnection, one of the world’s largest organized wholesale markets.
Energy Storage - June 25, 2019
San Diego International Airport (SAN) announced June 25 plans to install a 2 MW/4 MWh battery energy storage system on-site as part of a larger long-term sustainability commitment.
Demand Management - June 10, 2019
Summer heat, rising demand, and tightening supply increase the price risk for electricity consumers this summer. This white paper from NRG Energy shows both the challenges and opportunities for Texas businesses as a hot summer can encourage refocused energy planning for a smart energy future.
Commercial - May 28, 2019
Starbucks has issued a $1 billion, 30-year Sustainability Bond that will fund its ethical coffee sourcing and Greener Retail Initiative, the company announced. The sustainability bond is the largest of its kind that the coffee giant has issued to date.
Distributed Energy Resources - May 17, 2019
More than 1,400 organizations have already downloaded this book. Have you? The "2019 State of Demand-Side Energy Management in North America" is a market-by-market analysis of the issues and trends the experts at CPower feel organizations like yours need to know to make better decisions about your energy use and spend.
Energy Efficiency - May 3, 2019
If our machines use less energy, will we just use more of them? That's the question asked by Devan Tracy, senior energy engineer at Lockheed Martin, in the opening of her presentation at Smart Energy Decisions' 2019 Innovation Summit.