Markets & Business, Markets & Trends, Program Evaluation, Programs & Policy

The Cost of Saving Electricity Across the US

16 Aug , 2018  

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Berkeley lab turns out comprehensive estimate of efficiency cost — and it’s cheap Written by Robert Walton, utilitydive.com, July 7, 2018 Dive Brief: The figure is highly variable, depending on geography and demographics, but on average it costs $0.025 to save a kilowatt-hour of electricity, according to research from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The analysis looked […]

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Building Technology, Lighting

Utilities Struggle to Cope with the Energy Demands of the Marijuana Industry

9 Jan , 2017  

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Where Marijuana Plants Flourish Under Energy-Saving LED Lights New York Times, November 25, 2016 As cannabis has increasingly gone legitimate — about two dozen states had already legalized it in some form before several others eased restrictions on Election Day — electric utilities have struggled to cope with the intensive energy demands of the proliferating […]

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