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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Hydrogen is Key Element in Bloom Energy’s New Market Launch

15 Jul , 2020  

Originally published by greentechmedia.com, July 15, 2020 Shares of Bloom Energy surged nearly 40 percent on Wednesday, lifting the fuel cell maker above its initial public offering price for the first time since 2018, after the California-based company announced it would enter the commercial hydrogen market. Bloom’s core product is its Energy Server, which converts […]

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Program Implementation, Programs & Policy

New Jersey BPU Sets “Top Tier” Energy Savings Targets

23 Jun , 2020  

Originally posted on utilitydive.com on June 11, 2020. Dive Brief: The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) on Wednesday approved a framework for Energy Efficiency and Peak Demand Reduction programs, setting five-year savings targets of 2.15% for electric distribution companies and 1.10% for gas distribution companies. According to the BPU and energy efficiency advocates, the targets will result […]

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Program Implementation, Programs & Policy

Utility Customers in New Jersey Face Energy Use Mandate

11 Jun , 2020  

This article was originally published on njspotlight.com on June 11, 2020. Ambitious energy efficiency restrictions should speed state on road to clean-energy goals, curb emissions contributing to climate change. Utilities in New Jersey will be required to reduce how much gas and electricity their customers use after the state approved a comprehensive program mandating those […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

NYC Daytime Electricity Affected Most by Covid-19

29 May , 2020  

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 […]

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Emerging Technology

Wave Energy Converts to Electricity in Scottish Oceans

25 Feb , 2020  

This article was originally published on cnbc.com on Feb. 24, 2020. A marine services firm based in Scotland has been awarded a £1 million ($1.29 million) contract to provide a 50-ton wave energy converter designed to turn the movement of the sea into electricity. Malin Renewables will construct a half-scale version of the device, dubbed […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Program Evaluation, Programs & Policy

Maximizing Grid Energy Storage in Nantucket

1 Nov , 2019  

This article was originally published on PNNL on Oct. 9, 2019. NANTUCKET, Mass. –  With the simple cutting of a ribbon this week, residents of Nantucket Island, joined by state and local officials and representatives from National Grid, the U.S Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity (OE), and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), ushered in […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Law & Policy, Programs & Policy, Regulatory Affairs

Illinois Cracking Down on Energy Efficiency in Cannabis Industry

23 Sep , 2019  

This article was originally published on energynews.us on Sept. 16, 2019. The state law seeks to avoid blackouts and other grid problems when its marijuana law takes effect Jan. 1. When Illinois’ new law legalizing recreational marijuana takes effect Jan. 1, growers will face some of the strongest energy efficiency and reporting requirements in the […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage

Sierra Nevada Installs Tesla Powerpack Batteries

25 Jan , 2017  

Sierra Nevada

Daniel Pidgeon, ERS, for Zondits The California-based beer company Sierra Nevada has installed Tesla Powerpack batteries to help mitigate the costs that stem from electricity demand charges. Sierra Nevada has grown substantially since it began as a West Coast craft brewer and can now brew up to 1.4 million gallons of its signature pale ale […]

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Industrial Technology, Process

New Process To Turn Waste Heat Into Electricity

15 Nov , 2016  

Researchers report new thermoelectric material with high power factors Phys, November 14, 2016 Researchers reported this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that they have demonstrated a step forward in converting waste heat – from industrial smokestacks, power generating plants or even automobile tailpipes – into electricity. The work, using a thermoelectric compound composed of […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Floors of the Future Will Harness Energy from Our Steps

9 Nov , 2016  

New Flooring Tech Generates Electricity Through Your Footsteps Futurism, October 31, 2016 Pavegen, a British clean-tech company, is taking an innovative approach to sustainability by generating energy from something that most people do every day: walk. The technology is basically a multifunctional, custom flooring system that is outfitted with a wireless transmitter, which allows the data […]

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