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Dec 7, 2015
Stephanie Taboada
Bolivia currently has the second largest natural gas reserves in South America, totaling about 24 trillion cubic feet (tcf), of which close to 85 percent is located in the province of Tarija. The...
Nov 19, 2015
The recently announced merger between the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) and the Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid (ADS) is welcome news for the electric industry and consumers...
Nov 11, 2015
Josh Schellenberg
Utility planners are facing several new challenges related to balancing grid modernization priorities. While many smart grid technologies considerably improve reliability, the utility may not be able...
Oct 21, 2015
Georgina Iwamoto
Sarah Boisvert
Driven by regulation and concerns about environmental preservation and resource depletion, the solvent industry is facing a general push towards green innovation, but what does it mean to be “green...
Aug 18, 2015
Nexant
Utilities are transforming how they approach customer engagement in order to build relationships with their customers and in turn increase customer satisfaction by providing positive experiences as...
Aug 6, 2015
Diana Husmann
This week, I was lucky enough to attend ACEEE’s Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry in Buffalo, NY. Aside from trying the buffalo wings, my main goal at the conference was to learn more...
Jul 15, 2015
Diana Husmann
In 2013, Preservation Green Lab (PGL) and the New Buildings Institute (NBI) reported on seven small building segments with high energy savings potential: food service, main street buildings,...
Jun 30, 2015
Manuel Asali
To understand the petrochemicals industry, we must put it in the context of energy markets. Most chemicals come from oil and gas, usually from naphtha (or other refinery streams) or natural gas...
Jun 15, 2015
The electricity industry is abuzz with the question of how to integrate and value distributed energy resources (DERs). We used to have separate dialogues about solar, demand response, batteries,...
Jun 15, 2015
Diana Husmann
Did you know that small businesses are responsible for 55% of all jobs and 66% of all net new jobs since the 1970s? [1] They also spent $130 billion on energy in 2011. [2] Since these fun facts help...