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.
Energy Efficiency - April 29, 2019
The second annual Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Awards were presented on March 13, 2019, to 22 large electric power users representing commercial, industrial, higher education and government sectors. This special edition of Smart Energy Decisions Insights highlights winners for Customer Projects, Utility Partnerships, and Renewable Energy Sourcing.
Distributed Energy Resources - April 29, 2019
Microgrids, energy storage, fuel cells, EV charging infrastructure and onsite solar are slated for dramatic growth, according to results of the inaugural State of Distributed Energy Resource Deployment Study, conducted by Smart Energy Decisions.
Energy Efficiency - April 6, 2019
It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web:
Microgrids - March 29, 2019
The City of Medford will install a microgrid energy management system at the city’s Department of Public Works. The system includes a 235kW PV solar array, which has already been installed, a 100kW/255kWh NEC Distributed Storage Solution (DSS), and an emergency generator.
Energy Efficiency - March 25, 2019
Now in its third year, Smart Energy Decisions’ Innovation Summit continues its focus on strategies related to energy life-cycle management in order to showcase exclusive customer presentations and forward-looking work being done by leading industry suppliers in both supply and demand management. The Summit, which took place March 11-13 at the Houstonian in Houston, hosted energy and sustainability executives from more than 70 companies and organizations, as well as representatives from more than 35 suppliers, to explore The Future of Energy Management.
Energy Storage - March 21, 2019
Whole Foods Market will employ energy storage in three of its northern California grocery stores to reduce energy consumption. The plan will allow the company to benefit from participation in the state’s Demand Response Auction Mechanism (DRAM) market.
Distributed Energy Resources - March 18, 2019
With increasing severe weather events and disasters triggering greater numbers of costly power outages, there is a growing interest in generators for reliable backup power. As businesses consider backup generators and systems, this research, sponsored by Enchanted Rock, discusses the costs and benefits of various configurations.