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Natural Gas and the Power Generation Mix

U.S. Natural Gas Electricity Efficiency is Always Improving Forbes, April 10, 2016. Image credit: anita_starzycka For electricity, the lifeblood of our modern world, efficiency has been installed as the 1st choice to reduce energy usage and related GHG emissions. Although renewables are ranked 2nd in this critical “loading order,” 3rd ranked natural gas often gets deployed 1st because […]

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NYSERDA Hosts Energy Management Conference

Lucy Neiman for Zondits, November 11, 2015. Image credit: geralt Join industry experts from across New York State for NYSERDA’s Continuous Energy Management Conference on November 12 in Albany, NY. Presentations will focus on practices such as Strategic Energy Management, Energy Master Planning, Tracking Your Energy Usage, and Funding Your Energy Projects. These sessions are designed […]

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Palo Alto Officially Declares Its Electric Portfolio “Carbon Neutral”

Palo Alto looks to get people to switch off natural gas Palo Alto Online, July 30, 2015. Image credit: PublicDomainPictures Now comes the next challenge: How to get residents to switch off natural gas and plug into clean electricity? The effort, commonly known as “fuel switching,” was sparked by both the city’s switch to a “carbon-neutral” […]

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Massachusetts Governor Trying to Improve the Energy Grid

Massachusetts Governor Hopes to Upgrade Natural Gas Pipelines While Leaving Room for Solar and Wind Energy Gita Subramony for Zondits Charlie Baker, the newly inaugurated governor of Massachusetts, has recognized that his state pays high rates for energy. In an effort to reduce prices the administration has made natural gas infrastructure a priority. Despite the […]