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Maximizing Energy Storage Value: Bill Savings and Demand Response Participation

Kerry Burke, ERS for Zondits, September 17, 2018 With the recent release of the New York State Energy Storage Roadmap along with the New York City permitting guide for outdoor lithium ion systems, the momentum behind storage as a viable solution continues to grow. Simultaneously, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) […]

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Supermarkets Can Obtain New Revenue with Utility Demand Response Programs

Demand Response and Smart-grid Technologies in Supermarkets ACHR News, March 13, 2017 Supermarkets typically operate with razor-thin margins, which means fresh ideas that improve profits, such as participating in utility demand response or peak-shaving programs or selling thermal energy to local district heating and cooling grids to produce a revenue stream, are always welcome. Today, […]

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Demand Response Policies Should Support Participation

Con Edison: Demand Response Should Be Reformed to Revive Multiple Customer and Grid Benefits Greentech Media, August 23, 2016 Demand response technologies are evolving. Grid operators at the local and wholesale levels are using these technologies to improve grid management, add more flexibility, and improve reliability to meet customer needs in cost effective ways. Regulators […]

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Is Energy Efficiency China’s Best Bet to Combat Air Pollution?

Can Energy Efficiency Help Chinese Cities Beat Air Pollution Environmental Leader, February 17, 2016. Image credit: Peggy_Marco It has been a decade since China’s leaders made improving energy efficiency a top priority. In the 11th Five-Year Plan they set ambitious national targets for lowering the energy intensity – the measure of energy efficiency of the country’s […]