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Dr. Zachary Kuznar: Duke University power plant would be efficient, cost-effective

In a Letter to the Editor of The News & Observer, Dr. Zachary Kuznar, Director, CHP microgrids and energy storage development, at Duke Energy in Charlotte, NC wrote that “William H. Schlesinger’s Nov. 23 Point of View ‘Duke University plant … Continue reading

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Shifting electricity use times to reduce emissions

In Harvard University Sustainability, Colin Durrant, Sustainability Communications Director at Harvard University,  interviewed Harvard Research Fellow Seth Hoedl, who explains his analysis of optimizing electric use when the electric grid is less carbon intensive as a means of achieving lower … Continue reading

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Health benefits of U.S. EPA Clean Power Plan are clear

Marissa Weiss and Kathy Lambert write in the Harvard Gazette that states will gain large, widespread, and nearly immediate health benefits if the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets strong standards in the final Clean Power Plan, according to the … Continue reading

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Boston wants to build microgrids. But what about utility franchise rights?

Elisa Wood reports for Energy Efficiency Markets on the will for—and questions facing or not facing—the development of microgrids in Massachusetts. Contrary to popular thinking,  utility franchise rights aren’t a big obstruction to microgrids in Massachusetts. That’s the word  from a legal … Continue reading

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