Daily Archives: November 10, 2016

Post-election thoughts: Why we need microgrid advocacy now

IDEA’s President and CEO Rob Thornton explains in Microgrid Knowledge the road ahead for distributed energy in post-election Washington and why microgrid advocacy is crucial as the nation considers infrastructure investment. The outcome of the recent election alone will do … Continue reading

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Canada developing biomass quality standards

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada reports that the Canadian federal government is funding the development of Canadian biomass quality standards and measurement techniques. Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr, on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, announced funding of … Continue reading

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DER: Bold new power vision at Empowering Customers & Cities 2016

The Energy Times mirrors a story written by Steve Spaulding of Contractor Magazine from the Penton event “Empowering Customers & Cities 2016,” which was held Nov. 1-2 in Chicago. The story focused on a keynote delivered by economist and author … Continue reading

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Paris climate change agreement is international law: What now?

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Michael Astor reports in the Associated Press that the Paris Agreement to combat climate change, which became international law on Friday Nov. 4, is a landmark deal about tackling global warming amid growing fears that the … Continue reading

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