Developing New Light and Energy Technologies | The Energy Collective Daily

Developing New Light and Energy Technologies | The Energy Collective Daily   Developing New Light and Energy Technologies Posted: 21 Aug 2014 09:00 AM PDT Silvija Grade?ak has big intentions for small ingredients. The associate professor of materials science and engineering focuses on energy-conversion and light-harvesting through the use of …

Turns out the cost of fighting climate change will increase 40 percent for every decade of inaction.

  By Elaine Hsieh, Program Director & Senior Analyst – VERGE Turns out the cost of fighting climate change will increase 40 percent for every decade of inaction. That’s one of the eye-opening findings from a new White House report released yesterday, serving as an important reminder that action is …

Planning for Phasing Out Incentives

Planning for Phasing Out Incentives The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://www.ilsr.org/planning-phasing-incentives/ Over the next decade, solar electricity will let consumers get cheaper energy from their rooftop than from their utility. Among the upheaval in the electricity system, the coming of …

Energy Storage: the Next Charge for Distributed Energy.

By John Farrell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, March 2014   Energy storage promises to change the electricity system during the next decade, as fundamentally as distributed renewable energy has in the last decade. A new report from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Energy Storage: The Next Charge for Distributed Energy, forecasts …

Energy Self-Reliant States: New Report! Minnesota’s Value of Solar

A busy week for democratic energy!  Last week we: Released a comprehensive explainer on Minnesota’s value of solar policy. Fired back at the biggest solar leasing companies in their war on value of solar with An Enormous Question for ‘Solar Choice’. Published a presentation I gave at Electrons on the Run, a …

The Advance of Democratic Energy

The #1 solar utility – in Iowa?  Check out the latest from our Local Energy Rules podcast, where we interview the general manager of a small cooperative utility that’s setting records for solar per customer, and customer participation in local clean energy.  Also, I was on KFAI radio in Minneapolis this morning …

Are Utilities Missing Out on the Benefits of Combined Heat and Power?

  NEWS RELEASE    Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected]  202.507.4043    Are Utilities Missing Out on the Benefits of Combined Heat and Power?    When a power plant generates power, it also generates massive amounts of heat. Though that heat is a valuable resource, it is typically rejected as waste …

Energy Self-Reliant States: Positive Policy Changes for Distributed Renewable Energy

The previous week I covered the one thing Obama’s climate policy can’t leave out, and you can judge the President’s climate plan for yourself.  Also, while I’m on “vacation” (moving) you can read (and link to) a web version of the fourth segment of our Rooftop Revolution report. Sincerely, John Positive Policy Changes for …

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY COALITION

SUSTAINABLE  ENERGY  COALITION 6930 Carroll Avenue, #340; Takoma Park, MD 20912 301-270-6477 x.11; fax: 301-270-4291 [email protected]; http://www.eesi.org/expo2013 twitter hashtag: #dcenergyexpo    Media Advisory 16th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum   (and free live webcast)   Efficiency + Renewables = Economic & National Security!   WHAT In cooperation with Members of the U.S. …