Daily Archives: March 16, 2017

Ohio’s REV: PUCO to explore grid modernization, utility reform in PowerForward initiative

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) has announced that it is launching a regulatory proceeding to review technological and regulatory innovations related to utility grid modernization. Dubbed “PowerForward,” the initiative aims “to chart a path forward for future grid … Continue reading

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One day, two states: history making moves on distributed energy resources

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge about bold moves taken by New York and Massachusetts toward supporting the development of distributed energy resources (DER) It was a shot heard around the world – or two shots rather – when yesterday … Continue reading

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Massachusetts issues energy storage solicitation offering $10M

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that Massachusetts has released a much-awaited energy storage solicitation on Thursday offering up to $10 million for new projects. Issued by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Department of Energy Resources (DOER), … Continue reading

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Schneider Electric to help enable energy resiliency at USMC LB

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced it has been awarded a subcontract from Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corp., to support the development of smart controls as part of an energy savings performance contract … Continue reading

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5 Cities around the world leading the charge on climate action

As a result of findings in its Climate Reality Project, EcoWatch has identified five cities around the world that are leaders in climate action programs: Copenhagen, San Francisco, Vancouver, Stockholm and Singapore. These are just five examples of cities that … Continue reading

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Jakarta Energy Ministry plans converting palm waste to energy

News365 reports that in Jakarta the Director General of New Renewable Energy and Energy Conversion (EBTKE) for the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry is planning a program that would impose mandatory conversion of palm waste to energy. “Palm oil mill … Continue reading

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Copenhagen, striving to be carbon-neutral: Part 1, The Economic Payoffs

John J. Berger reports in Foreign Affairs that Copenhagen’s rapid energy transition creates new jobs, new economic activity, and new businesses. Copenhagen, Denmark— By focusing on reducing carbon emissions and becoming more sustainable, can cities enhance their citizens’ health, well-being, … Continue reading

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