Utility Nightmares: Distributed Generation and Halving Electricity Consumption

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

While many utility executives attribute much of their predicted market challenges to the rise of photovoltaics and net metering, they actually have much more to worry about. In a 2013 survey of global utility companies by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the results revealed that the utility industry leaders anticipate major changes to their business model …

The Beginning of the End for ECD Solar?

kristy Greentech

Vermont Electric Cooperative: Pleasing People During Outages How one utility focused on one problem and ended up doing a whole lot more with smart grid. The Beginning of the End for ECD Solar? This is what a solar shakeout looks like. It’s bad for employees and some firms, but good …

Visit Greentech Media at Intersolar

kristy Greentech

Disclaimer: Pincipals of Ethical Markets hold shares in Ormat and Eneroc Visit Greentech Media at Intersolar See in you San Francisco at Booth #8143! Cogenra Harvests Both PV and Heat on Rooftops Khosla Ventures-funded cogen system startup harvests incentives for hot water and photovoltaics as well. EnerNOC Buys Its Way …

Will Big Oil and Oil Speculators Take the Enron Fall?

kristy Resource Efficiency, Greentech

Some CPV News You Might Have Missed Last Week Concentrating photovoltaics are actually starting to generate megawatts of energy in 2011. Greentech Venture Funding in April Roundup A total of more than $330 million invested in 26 deals. Can You Run a Wind Farm From a Cell Phone? European wind …

The Blue Economy NEWS 33

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

The Blue Economy – Report to the Club of Rome 100 innovations – presented weekly over 2 years Dear Reader, our economic alliance is increasingly gaining importance. Last week we were at the TBLI (Triple Bottom Line Investing) Conference in London to present NExT Social Stock Exchange and Blue Economy …

More CPV Action: Greenvolts Scores $7.5M in VC

kristy Greentech

More CPV Action: Greenvolts Scores $7.5M in VC Concentrating Photovoltaics still showing some life—even in a highly competitive PV market. SEIA and GTM Research Partner for Comprehensive U.S. Solar Market Analysis The two organizations announce a partnership for collecting and publishing market data. For Electric Cars, Startups Propose Solid-State Batteries …