The road ahead for energy utilities

The Road Ahead for Energy Utilities

Energy utilities are unlikely to face a “death spiral” in coming decades, but slow demand growth, aging infrastructure and other challenges will call for new strategies, according to a report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. Those include investing in energy efficiency to help manage costs and risks.

The importance of grid integration

The Importance of Grid Integration

Distributed resources like cogeneration plants and solar photovoltaics can benefit the power system. However, a new report says these resources must be fully integrated – not just connected – with the grid. Many stakeholders must cooperate to ensure an Integrated Grid that optimizes the power system while providing safe, clean, reliable and affordable electricity.

2014 Energy Efficiency Indicator

2014 Energy Efficiency Indicator

The 8th annual Energy Efficiency Indicator survey shows improvements in key measures that signal increased interest and investment in energy efficiency in North America’s non-residential buildings. Numerous indicators show strong double-digit percentage point gains.

 
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Increasing Importance of Energy Efficiency
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