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Minimizing Carbon Emissions from Grid Electricity

It’s All About Timing: How to Minimize Carbon Emissions from Grid Electricity A Follow-Up from Greenbuild 2021 by Paige Colao We all know that using energy produces carbon emissions. But did you know when you use energy is almost as important in reducing carbon? This is the concept explored by “The Future of the Grid […]

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A Googolplex of Renewable Energy

As of December 1st, Google became the single largest corporate purchaser of renewable power in the world, joining 116 other companies that have committed to ‘going 100% renewable.’  It’s tempting to see corporate renewable pledges as a balm to otherwise bleak predictions. But what does ‘going renewable’ actually entail? Are companies like Apple and Amazon […]

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Forward Capacity: New Revenue Source for Energy Efficiency Projects

Energy efficiency projects are well-known for their long-term cost savings and permanent energy load reduction. In the PJM Interconnection, they can also generate unexpected but substantial revenue streams when offered on PJM’s forward capacity market as a capacity resource. Proper measurement and verification, though, is the key. How does energy efficiency help regional transmission organizations stabilize […]

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