Written by Ariel Felton and published on yaleclimateconnections.org on August 7, 2019. Christ House, a medical facility for homeless people in Washington, D.C., used to spend thousands of dollars a year on its old, inefficient lighting. That’s money that could have been spent on patient care. Help came last year from the D.C. Sustainable Energy Utility, […]
Zondits explores resiliency – what it means and how we get there after a heat wave and flash flooding in New York City triggered a power outage.
The recognition of April 22nd as “Earth Day” does not resonate with the vast majority of metro Detroiters. That’s because it seems like a day dedicated to suburban recycle bins and counterculture energy activists, neither of which reflect the everyday struggles of low-income families across the region.
Primary energy consumption in the United States reached a record high of 101.3 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2018, up 4% from 2017.
New strategies continue to circulate in the energy industry and a term that keeps popping up is strategic electrification. We asked our expert: What is strategic electrification?
Electrifying the Transportation Sector in the Northwest Written by Carol Winkel, nwcouncil.org, December 3, 2018 At its October meeting, Council members heard from representatives from Link Transit and Chelan PUD on their efforts to electrify transportation in the Northwest. Although demand for electricity from the transportation sector is currently limited in the region, growing sales of electric […]