This article was originally published on eia.gov on May 22, 2020. Actions to mitigate the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have caused daily weekday electricity demand in New York City to decrease by 16% in April compared with expected demand, after accounting for seasonal temperature changes. However, decreases in the city’s electricity demand have not occurred uniformly […]
Valerie Eacret, March 13, 2015 Hewlett-Packard has developed the Internet of Things Platform and Energy Management Pack, which allow utilities to control how much energy is used by certain equipment. It can use big data and two-way communication to adjust energy consumption, if residents’ deviation from their typical patterns of energy use shows that they […]
Marijuana—legal or otherwise—requires a lot of power to produce. And in the Pacific Northwest, utilities are now facing the complicated task of efficiently meeting that demand while navigating a set of opposing laws.