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
Back in the 90′s, the only place where you would see and LED would be on the on/off buttons of your electrical devices, and only came in red, yellow, green, and more red. With a couple of technological breakthroughs, LEDs are now the next big thing in efficient lighting, increasing the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/the-next-stage-in-energy-efficiency-leds-and-oleds-lighting/ Efficiency, energy efficiency, Green Building, LEDs and OLEDs, lighting, OLED market, OLED vs LED Lighting, Tech, Utilities
If you are the average American, chances are your power bill will be lower this summer than last summer. It’s not because of falling energy prices or eco-friendly practices, but because this year is expected to be cooler than 2012, which was much warmer than normal.
The U.S. Energy…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/can-we-curb-our-addiction-to-ac-u-s-energy-information-administration/ air conditioning, electricity demand, Energy, Energy and Economy, Environment, falling energy prices, Sustainability, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Utilities
Aside from the NSA surveillance program and vacations, it’s nearly impossible to find something both parties in Congress can agree on.
But we may just have another such policy: master limited partnerships, or MLPs.
MLPs help energy project developers and investors avoid getting hit…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/mlps-renewable-energy-bargain-or-bad-deal-aside-from-the-nsa-surveillance-program-and-vacations/ congress, Electricity, Energy and Economy, energy bill, energy project developers, energy project developers and investors, Fossil fuel companies, News, NSA surveillance program and vacations, Politics & Legislation, 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
While global greenhouse gas emissions continue to soar, U.S. emissions are back down to where they were in the mid-1990s. This decline is partly due to the economic downturn, but a key contributor has been electricity generators’ shift from coal to natural gas.
Natural gas generated 30…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/electricity-solutions/leveraging-the-natural-gas-boom-to-cut-carbon-opportunities-beyond-electricity-generation/ Carbon and De-carbonization, carbon emissions, Climate and Energy Solutions, Efficiency, electricity generators, Energy, Energy Policy, global greenhouse gas, natural gas, Utilities
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