Distributed Energy Resources - July 8, 2019
Smart Energy Decisions' inaugural Distributed Energy Forum focused on creating and executing strategies to maximize opportunities from the deployment of distributed energy resources by large power users. Held at the Gaylord Rockies Resort in Denver on June 24-26, the event brought together large electric power users from commercial, industrial, institutional and government sectors, along with suppliers and utilities.
Utilities - June 24, 2019
The city of Henderson, Nev. and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will receive $1 million in annual cash payments from NV Energy over the next five years.
Sourcing Renewables - June 5, 2019 - By Patrick Flynn, Salesforce
Salesforce is calling on Virginia’s utilities, regulators, and lawmakers to prioritize clean energy in their policymaking and grid-planning activities. This column from Patrick Flynn, VP of sustainability at Salesforce, argues that with 70% of the world's internet traffic flowing through data centers in Virginia, the state needs to do better than generating only less than 6% of its power from renewable resources.
Energy Efficiency - May 18, 2019
It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read stories from around the web:
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 17, 2019
Honda announced it is conducting research in partnership with American Electric Power (AEP), the Ohio-based electric utility, to develop a network of used electric vehicle (EV) batteries that could be integrated into AEP's electricity system. Honda will provide used Fit EV batteries to AEP, which will study integrating the batteries into the utility’s electricity grid.
Sourcing Renewables - May 10, 2019 - By Caitlin Marquis
Energy procurement and sustainability teams tasked with meeting corporate renewable energy targets are all too familiar with the fact that doing so is much easier in some states than in others. That means customers can wait for change – or work to make it happen. This column from the Advanced Energy Buyers Group offers a roadmap for action.