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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Renewables

Climate Change and Clean Energy Go Head-to-Head in California

28 Jun , 2021  

theguardian.com, 6/28/21. Earlier this month, the water level in Lake Oroville – California’s second-largest reservoir – was so low that dozens of houseboats were hauled out. There wasn’t enough water to hold them. In a few weeks, officials say, the lake’s water levels are likely to dip even lower – forcing them to shut down […]

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Building Technology, Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business, Whole Building

Waste-to-Energy Plant Inspires Innovative Efficiency

12 Feb , 2021  

Taylor Patterson, 2/3/2021. The clean energy and technology industry thrives on innovation to provide sustainable solutions to some of the world’s biggest efficiency problems. Amager Bakke, a waste-to-energy plant operating in Copenhagen, Denmark, is the epitome of this outside-the-box thinking. Construction of this 4.4-million-square-foot facility began back in 2013 and was completed in 2017, replacing […]

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Law & Policy, Markets & Business, Programs & Policy

Biden-Harris Administration to Set New Focus on Clean Energy

21 Jan , 2021  

Gita Subramony, ERS After living through 4 years of climate denialism and anti-science rhetoric, the Biden-Harris administration represents a shift in the right direction for the U.S. to address the climate crisis; however, the policies this administration enacts will have to make up for lost time. The outgoing Trump administration withdrew from the Paris climate […]

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Law & Policy, Markets & Business, Programs & Policy

Small Municipalities Take Big Strides Towards Clean Energy

14 Jan , 2021  

aceee.org, 1/14/21. An analysis of clean energy efforts by 30 small cities finds several leaders taking significant steps to cut energy waste and embrace clean energy—pointing the way for other small municipalities across the country to do the same. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) examined the cities’ efforts to make homes and […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Carbon-Free Energy to Power Google by 2030

30 Sep , 2020  

greentechmedia.com, 9/30/2020 Google on Monday pledged that by 2030 it will run its entire business on carbon-free energy — every hour of every day of the year. The promise commits the tech giant to an even more aggressive program of sourcing clean energy and enabling the infrastructure to make it available even when the sun isn’t shining and the […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Two National Grid Projects Steal Spotlight on the Big Stage

13 Nov , 2019  

This article was originally published on csrwire.com on Nov. 8, 2019. Their work is paving the way for the global transition to a clean, resilient, and reliable grid. – Janice Lin, Energy Storage North America Conference Chair National Grid today announced that two of its energy storage projects have been recognized as Energy Storage North […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business, Renewables

Clean Energy Technology in the 2022 Winter Olympics

21 Jun , 2018  

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Beijing Winter Olympics cloud data center launched China.org.cn, June 13, 2018 Recently, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee (BWOOC) and Alibaba Cloud unveiled the Beijing Winter Olympics Cloud Data Center in Zhangbei county, Hebei province. The digital communication and broadcasting of the 2022 Winter Games will rely on cloud computing technology empowered by clean energy […]

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Program Evaluation, Programs & Policy

Clean Energy Programs, as Explained by Baseball

28 Mar , 2018  

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Clean Energy Programs, as Explained by Baseball Written by Allison Donnelly, ERS for Zondits, March 28, 2018 Suppose you wanted to improve how your community or customers use energy. A common way to do that is to create a program that offers incentives to decrease the cost of buying a more expensive – but better […]

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Building Technology, HVAC

Efficient Heating and Cooling a Focus for NY Clean Energy Plan

27 Mar , 2018  

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Clean Heating Is Part of NY’s Energy Efficiency Solution Written by Sneha Ayyagari & Miles Farmer, nrdc.org, March 16, 2018. Achieving New York’s climate and clean energy goals hinges upon a comprehensive and ambitious plan to increase energy efficiency savings in New York across all fuels. As NRDC and a large coalition of advocates expressed […]

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Law & Policy, Regulatory Affairs

Massachusetts Attorney General Testifies Before Department of Environmental Protection

15 Mar , 2018  

AG Healey Calls for State Plan on Electric Vehicles and New Clean Energy Goals Testifies Before Department of Environmental Protection on Use of $75 Million in Volkswagen Settlement Funds Office of Attorney General Maura Healey, February 15, 2018 BOSTON — Today, Attorney General Maura Healey called for a comprehensive statewide plan for electric vehicles and new, ambitious goals […]

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