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Are We There Yet? Changing Markets in Energy Efficiency

Are We There Yet? Changing Markets in Energy Efficiency

Jeff Perkins, ERS, for Zondits Energy efficiency has been an evolutionary and incremental effort: evolutionary in how and why we do it, and incremental in terms of the technology and the economics to achieve it, as the state-of-the-art has continuously advanced over the years. In this article I am going to take a step back

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Microgrids: Fad, Fashion, or Fundamental for the Future

Jeff Perkins, ERS Presentation at AESP’s 26th National Conference in Phoenix, AZ, on Wednesday, February 3 at 1:30 p.m. Session 5C: DSM Business In this presentation we will explore how the adoption of microgrids fits into the collective efforts to reduce long-term costs, promote distributed resources, and build resiliency into the grid, and how current government-funded

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Perceptions of Demand-side Management & “Smart” Technology

WHY PEOPLE DON’T TRUST ENERGY-SAVING GADGETS Futurity, May 4, 2015. Image credit: geralt People’s reluctance to share data about their energy use is likely to stand in the way of “smart” technology designed to promote energy efficiency, experts say. A study, published online in Nature Climate Change, finds that while more than half of people quizzed