Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that progress and prosperity are not possible without addressing the energy crisis and pursuing an aggressive economic policy. The Prime Minister was talking to Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Laghari, MNA who called on him at the Prime…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/prosperity-linked-to-resolution-of-energy-crisis-and-pursuing-an-aggressive-economic-policy-prime-minister/ Electricity Grid, energy crisis
conversation about next-generation residential energy management offerings
Despite having technology in 150 million homes, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is often left out of the conversation about next-generation residential energy management offerings.
Maybe it’s because Honeywell is…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/new-thermostat-for-auto-demand-response-conversation-about-next-generation-residential-energy-management-offerings/ demand response, Electricity Grid, Energy and Economy, Green Building, thermostat, Utilities
Last Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a resounding endorsement of the value of high-voltage transmission needed to bring clean energy to millions of electricity customers. Their forcefully-worded decision barely made a ripple in the media, not even in the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/energy-finance/court-delivers-victory-for-clean-energy-federal-energy-regulatory-commission-ferc/ (FERC), clean energy, Electricity, Electricity Grid, Energy, energy grid, Energy Policy, Environmental Policy, evidentiary materials, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Midwest Independent System Operator, MISO, Politics & Legislation, renewable energy goals, US Court of Appeals, Utilities, Wind
The informal summit between the presidents of China and the United States last week yielded one very one important climate-related agreement. After years of opposing international efforts to restrict hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs – a potent family of greenhouse gases), China has now agreed to…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/china-and-u-s-agree-to-cooperate-to-reduce-powerful-greenhouse-gas-one-important-climate-related-agreement/ (HFCs), China, Cleantech, Electricity Grid, Energy and Economy, Environment, Environmental Policy, hydrofluorocarbons, News, Politics & Legislation, power generation, Public Health, solar energy, Solar Power
Momentum is building for shared renewable energy in California. Late last week the two bills we’ve been following there, SB 43 and AB 1014, passed with strong margins in their chambers of origin — marking the first time this legislation has moved beyond committee to pass in either…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/california-shared-renewable-energy-bills-gain-momentum-both-senator-alex-padilla-and-several-utilities/ California, customers, Electricity Grid, Energy and Economy, Environment, environmental, especially renters, Hydropower, News, Politics & Legislation, Renewables, renewables energy supply, shared renewables, Utilities, worldwide renewables energy
The fight to bring cheaper, clean energy to Georgia is uniting some unlikely allies. Renewable energy advocates and leaders of the Atlanta Tea Party are taking on utility giant Southern Co., and its subsidiary Georgia Power, over resisting the call to expand its development of solar energy.
As…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/tea-party-takes-on-utility-over-lack-of-solar-energy-climate-progress/ Atlanta Press Club, Cleantech, Efficiency, Electricity Grid, Energy and Economy, Finance, Georgia Power, Politics & Legislation, Progress Georgia Power, Public Service Commission, renewable energy, Renewables, solar energy, Solar Energy Climate, Solar Panels, Solar Power, tea party, Tea Party Takes, Utilities
A just-proposed California law would do away with the state’s 33 percent renewables mandate in favor of a coherently procured greentech future. The plan is backed by renewables advocates and approved by grid operator leadership.
Assembly Bill 177 (AB 177), authored by Assemblyman V. Manuel…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/what-happens-when-california-meets-33-percent-renewables-mandate/ California, California Public Utilities Commission [CPUC], ceiling on renewables, Electricity Grid, Energy Commission, energy efficiency, energy efficiency (EE), Environmental Policy, Finance, News, Politics & Legislation, renewable energy, Renewable Technologies (CEERT), Renewables, Sustainability, Utilities
There’s been a lot of talk lately about net metering. What’s so special about net metering, and why all the fuss?
Net metering is a simple concept that’s policy in 43 states. It’s like rollover minutes on a cell phone bill — it lets utility customers who install solar systems feed…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/soalr/the-grid-and-net-metering-a-net-positive-lets-utility-customers-who-install-solar-systems-feed-energy-they-generate-into-the-grid/ Benefits of net metering, California Public Utilities Commission, Electricity Grid, Energy and Economy, Finance, investor-owned utilities (IOU), Net Metering, Politics & Legislation, renewables requirements, rooftop solar, Solar Power, The Utility Reform Network (TURN), Utilities
Lux Research have released a new report which states that grid storage demand will grow to $10.4 billion in 2017, and that “strategic valuable partnerships are key to success”.
The grid storage market has grown surprisingly fast, starting from a modest $200 million in 2012, making the $10.4…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/energy-finance/global-grid-energy-storage-market-to-reach-10-4-billion-in-2017-strategic-valuable-partnerships-are-key-to-success/ advanced energy storage, Cleantech, Electricity Grid, Energy and Economy, energy investment, Finance, Global Grid Energy Storage Market, Global Grid Storage Market, Green Business, grid infrastructure, Lux Research, News, SEIA, smart meter, Solar Energy Industries Association, Storage