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EIA issues updates on Layer Information for Interactive State Maps

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released updates on Layer Information for Interactive State Maps. Layers include the following topics and the underlying data for Overview, Data and Analysis are downloadable: Energy Disruptions Flood Vulnerability Assessment Map Gulf of Mexico … Continue reading

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It’s time for companies to be strategic about energy

The Harvard Business Review recently assessed a new report “Energy Strategy for the C-Suite” by Andrew Winston that points out the increasing importance and substantial fiscal value of intelligent energy deployment strategy and concomitant reduction. Last year, networking giant Cisco … Continue reading

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Ontario suspends Large Renewable Procurement II process

ReNew Canada reports that Ontario will immediately suspend the second round of its Large Renewable Procurement (LRP II) process and the Energy-from-Waste Standard Offer Program, halting procurement of over 1,000 megawatts (MW) of solar, wind, hydroelectric, bioenergy and energy from … Continue reading

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This very, very detailed chart shows how all the energy in the U.S. is used

Adele Peters writes in Fastcoexist.com about a new interactive chart created by MacArthur Fellow Saul Griffith that tracks and quantifies energy use by source within the U.S. Her subheadline: “Take a master’s level course in improving your energy literacy, down … Continue reading

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Vancouver plans to go 100% renewable. What are the challenges it faces?

In the following article appearing in Vox, David Roberts interviewed Sadhu Johnson, the Vancouver City Manager, about the challenges the city faces as it pursues the goal of reaching 100% renewable energy consumption. Last year, Vancouver, British Columbia, officially adopted … Continue reading

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Republic Services and Mas Energy unveil latest renewable energy project

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) and Mas Energy, LLC have unveiled on July 21 a new renewable energy project serving Metro Atlanta. The innovative project involves landfill gas-to-energy facilities at three area landfills, located in the cities of Buford, Griffin … Continue reading

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NY REV update

Just over two years ago, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) began modernizing New York’s energy system. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has just reported the following recent developments in the REV … Continue reading

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This Earth Day, let’s look at how much energy we’ve been using.

Rachel Cluett, Senior Research Analyst for the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) provides a retrospective on energy use in the U.S. since the first Earth Day celebration 46 years ago. Earth Day will be celebrated Friday, April 22, … Continue reading

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Citywide building energy model created for Boston

The Engineering360 News Desk reports that the city of Boston now has a powerful new tool for planning its energy future, thanks to the development of a citywide building energy model of unprecedented scale and spatio-temporal detail. Researchers at the … Continue reading

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Four good reasons for community microgrids

Darek Letkiewicz, vice President, O’Brien & Gere (OBG) reports in the third article from the report, “Community Microgrids: A Guide for Mayors and City Leaders Seeking Clean, Reliable and Locally Controlled Energy,” available for free download. OBG is a member of … Continue reading

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