Utilities - January 11, 2019 - By Coley Girouard
As we move into 2019, let’s check in on the top public utility commission (PUC) actions and trends of the past year. Ten prominent trends and actions stand out above the rest, from renewables continuing their downward price trajectory, to electric vehicle charging infrastructure build-outs getting approved, to exploration of utility business model reforms and non-wires alternatives to traditional distribution investments.
GHG Emissions - January 10, 2019
Toyota Motor North America announced it is collaborating with Kenworth Truck Company to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains. The vehicles, which will have a range of more than 300 miles under norman drayage operating conditions will transport cargo across the Los Angeles basin
Distributed Energy Resources - January 9, 2019
As one of the most energy-intensive urban environments in the world, New York City faces a significant challenge in maintaining reliable access to power during periods of high demand for electricity. This case study, presented by Enel X, showcases how an apartment complex in Brooklyn integrates distributed energy resources to improve access to independent power while reducing energy spend and maximizing incentive earning.
Microgrids - December 11, 2018
The Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority is implementing a plan to modernize its public transit system. The agency is currently replacing its fleet of 33 diesel buses with battery electric models
Distributed Energy Resources - December 7, 2018
In response to growing interest in Distributed Energy Resources (DER) among corporate and institutional energy buyers, Smart Energy Decisions has announced the launch of an innovative new event focused on helping large electric power users understand the opportunity and offer a roadmap for success in the adoption of DER.
Distributed Energy Resources - December 6, 2018
Partners HealthCare, an integrated health system founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, will deploy 4.1 megawatts of fuel cell-based energy systems at locations throughout Massachusetts.
Energy Storage - November 26, 2018
This case study, presented by Enel X, breaks down how Algoma Orchards leverages energy storage and DER optimization software to transition its facility’s load on and off the grid automatically and seamlessly—reducing energy spend without disrupting site-level productivity at the facility.
Energy Efficiency - October 15, 2018
The Smart Energy Decisions 2019 Innovation Awards program is now accepting nominations.
Microgrids - October 12, 2018
The Port of Long Beach in the city of Long Beach, California has signed a contract for a new microgrid that will enable critical energy resilience.