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Flipping the paradigm of demand response with smart devices

Flipping the paradigm of demand response with smart devices

Earlier this summer, I hosted a webinar on how Smart Lighting can help a utility do more than save energy – it can target its Energy Efficiency to times of high stress on the grid.  If you would like to watch the webinar, it can be found here. ...

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Determining smart meter lifetimes to support investment decisions for new metering infrastructures

Determining smart meter lifetimes to support investment decisions for new metering infrastructures

The desire to create a greener, more sustainable future is driving the adoption of new forms of energy generation (e.g. renewables) and consumption (such as electrical vehicles). Balancing the new patterns of supply and demand these technologies requ ...

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Redefining energy efficiency in new construction programs

Redefining energy efficiency in new construction programs

When it comes to integrating the latest technologies and efficiencies into a facility, nothing provides a cleaner slate to work with than a new facility. But in too many cases, utility new construction programs only consider energy efficiency (EE ...

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Tailored Energy Management: Right-sized Strategic Energy Management

Tailored Energy Management: Right-sized Strategic Energy Management

I’m sure you have heard the saying, “One size fits all”. When it comes to managing energy via Strategic Energy Management (SEM), what is a perfect fit for one facility may not be the right solution for another.  DNV GL designed a Tailored Ener ...

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DNV GL and CanWEA offer a collaborative approach to minimizing potential impacts to bats from wind energy

DNV GL and CanWEA offer a collaborative approach to minimizing potential impacts to bats from wind energy

Comprehensive CanWEA Wind Energy and Bat Conservation Review released Never have the effects of global climate change been as clear across North America as they have been this summer, from severe heatwaves in the eastern U.S. and Canada to record-br ...

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Surf, Sun and Savings – A preview of some of DNV GL’s Summer Study presenters

Every two years, energy engineers and sustainability professionals invade coastal California for the ACEEE’s Summer Study. And while the attendees will be soaking up the sun and enjoying the Pacific breeze at the DNV GL Beach Cleanup Event, they wi ...

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Ireland’s new Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS) design

Ireland’s new Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS) design

What does it mean for the renewable industry in Ireland? On Tuesday 24th July, the Government of the Republic of Ireland approved the design of the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS). This long-awaited decision has provided some clar ...

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Are ZNE-ready manufactured homes on the horizon?

Are ZNE-ready manufactured homes on the horizon?

Earlier this year, we looked at how zero net energy can make life more comfortable as the weather gets weirder, and how utilities can strategically use ZNE to address the changing grid. In this blog, I’ll highlight some of the latest research from ...

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Technical Insights Empower Savvy Bidders for Renewable Energy Projects (Part III)

Technical Insights Empower Savvy Bidders for Renewable Energy Projects (Part III)

In this blog series, we have provided insight into the renewable energy market, on topics spanning energy assessments and costs to wind and solar asset life span, in order to better inform investors on their buying decisions. The last blog in our ...

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Cheaper Storage, Bigger Markets, Lots of EVs…. Are you Ready?

Cheaper Storage, Bigger Markets, Lots of EVs…. Are you Ready?

We’ve talked a lot about falling energy storage costs, and you’ve heard me say cost reductions of 8-15% per year have been the historical norm, at least for the last decade. But you might have been wondering, like me, how long this can last? ...

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