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New York’s REV Initiative is Transforming the Utility Industry

How the REV initiative is changing the way New York utilities do business Utility Dive, July 9, 2015. Image credit: frankieleon Last week investor-owned utilities in New York submitted a raft of innovative “demonstration” projects as a part of the state’s Reforming the Energy Vision initiative. From community solar projects to efficiency marketplaces to microgrids, the […]

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REV: Aligning the Utility Business Model with Societal Goals

All about the REV: How and why New York wants to develop distributed energy markets Utility Dive, March 3, 2015 The REV — the industry shorthand for the New York Public Service Commission’s Reforming the Energy Vision proceeding — sounds exactly like “rêve,” the French word for “dream.” It’s only fitting given the aspirations of the REV docket: to […]

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Stop the Mutiny – Engage Industrials & Gain Their Support for Efficiency Programs

Stop the Mutiny – Engage Industrials & Gain Their Support for Efficiency Programs Brian McCowan Presented at AESP 25th National Conference, February 11, 2015 Large industrial and commercial customers use significant amounts of energy and any strategy to improve energy efficiency is deficient without them. Still, they have not fit easily into utility energy efficiency […]

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Five Cities Energy Plan Helping New York Increase Efficiency & Reduce Emissions

New York’s Five Cities Energy Plan to Reduce Costs, Consumption and Emissions Breaking  Energy, February 19, 2015 At the New York Power Authority (NYPA), we firmly believe that when you know more about energy consumption, you can take real and meaningful steps to reduce it. Last year, NYPA embarked on an ambitious project to create […]