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Translating Energy Industry Jargon Into Language We Can Understand

Translating Energy Industry Jargon Into Language We Can Understand

The energy industry is experiencing a revolution. Once considered a realm for engineers and scientists, it is now a place for customers, business owners, environmentally minded people, and the general public to engage and become involved. The industr ...

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Moving from Oil lamps to LEDs: Right-Sizing your Lighting Program to your Market

Moving from Oil lamps to LEDs: Right-Sizing your Lighting Program to your Market

As a lighting consultant for DNV GL I am frequently asked “what is the next big thing after LED?” While this is a worthy question, it is disconnected from the reality of the current lighting market. A 2015 study by the Department of Energy found ...

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Understanding trade allies to improve program success

Understanding trade allies to improve program success

This article is republished from the April 2017 issue of Strategies, AESP’s exclusive magazine for members. To receive Strategies, please consider joining AESP. Utility demand-side management (DSM) programs rely on trade allies to market the be ...

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Let’s remove the offshore wind capacity cap - but HOW?

Let’s remove the offshore wind capacity cap - but HOW?

            Falling prices – a good news? The offshore wind industry is still euphoric about the great progress that has been made with respect to cost reduction. The cost reductions have bec ...

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SF6 replacements: switching how we think about power transmission

The effort to replace this potent greenhouse gas in switchgear could also open the door to a new reliable, cost-effective and greener option for electricity transmission. In a post last year, I discussed how the T&D industry can combine economic ...

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Cisco Critical Warning

During a recent WikiLeaks dump of CIA cyber-vulnerability exploits a vulnerability in Cisco’s IOS software that was disclosed and it has resulted in the company releasing a critical warning to its Catalyst customers. The vulnerability allows an ...

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Advancing the game on M&V 2.0

Working Together to Advance the Game on Advanced Measurement and Verification Directions and Opportunities for “M&V 2.0” for Energy Savings What can advanced Measurement and Verification (M&V) methods do that “traditional” methods ...

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Cash for Kitchens: It’s all about saving energy in your favorite eatery!

I had the opportunity to sit on a panel at the ACEEE Hot Water Forum 2017 to share my experience implementing the Cash for Kitchens an audit program that focuses on water conservation for small- to medium-sized restaurants.  The ACEEE Hot Water Foru ...

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Are you prepared for the transformation?

Are you prepared for the transformation?

DNV GL identifies the complex dynamics underway in the industry as the transformation of players (both established and new), energy solutions, and decisive financing. Identities must be redefined. Trends must be acknowledged and evaluated. Will you b ...

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Integrated Resource Planning returns to Michigan

On March 10 the Michigan Public Service Commission, the Michigan Agency for Energy, and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality held a meeting in Lansing to launch Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) in Michigan.  The renewed interest in IRP ...

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