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Energy in Transition

Solving the energy trilemma

Posts posted in February 2012

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Smart grid interoperability: what is the critical issue?

This author no longer works for DNV GL. The energy and utility industry has to continue advancing to address key demands that are rapidly emerging, such as energy efficiency mandates, aging infrastructure, and reliability. At the same time, it has ...

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Key findings for near-term U.S. energy storage market growth

Key findings for near-term U.S. energy storage market growth

This author no longer works for DNV GL. The U.S. energy storage market is strong and robust yet still developing as technology and policy continue to evolve. The market has large potential for growth; opportunity abounds. Continuous development of ...

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Frequency response approaches for power system reliability

Frequency response approaches for power system reliability

Frequency and voltage control provide the foundations for reliable, stable electric power system operation. Today, every utility and operating entity must abide by certain frequency and voltage control guidelines. Frequency response is of paramount ...

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Energy efficiency program trends

The close of the calendar year signals the end of a program year for some utilities and a midway point for others. In either case, it's a good time to assess the past year's progress and prognosticate program trends. While this is not a comprehensive ...

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APS revamps QI program, energizes contractor activity

APS revamps QI program, energizes contractor activity

Arizona Public Service (APS) has discovered a secret to energizing a sluggish program called the WIIFY ("what's in it for you") model. This novel approach has successfully engaged more than 210 contractors in the residential AC Quality Installation ( ...

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Customer blitz meetings spark energy savings for AEP Ohio program

After launching a new outreach initiative for its business energy efficiency programs in the second half of 2011, AEP Ohio is in the enviable position of almost having too much work. Fondly dubbed "customer blitz meetings," the effort netted an impre ...

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Opportunities to improve efficiency in compressed air systems

Compressed air systems, like water and steam lines, have been around a long time. And like other parts of an aging infrastructure, there are many ways to gain efficiencies today by turning to new technology and improved designs. There is a lot of ene ...

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