CHP in the Era of Distributed Generation

Gita Subramony for Zondits, October 30, 2015. Image credit: Lars Plougmann Just last week the ACEEE released its annual Energy Efficiency Scorecard. The rankings take into account factors such as utility spending on energy efficiency programs, transportation policies aimed at lowering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, adoption of building energy codes, combined heat and power policies, and […]

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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 […]