NV Energy said Monday that in southern Nevada, a typical single-family residential customer could save about 80 cents a month, or about half a percent
Electricity costs are a major factor in today's business landscape -- whether you are running a hospital, operating a retail store, maintain a commercial office building or managing an industrial facility. Commercial and Industrial (C&I) organizations in the U.S. spend an estimated $130 billion on electricity every year. In order to analyze and optimize electricity costs, it is essential for energy managers to be able to accurately and conveniently obtain electricity rates.
What is the likelihood of a cyberattack on the U.S. electric grid this summer? This answer to this is complex as there are a number of aspects that factor into it. To evaluate this, we must consider the types of threat actors, the types of threats and the target – the U.S. electric grid.
With this pilot, PGE is building the roadmap to a virtual power plant
Peaker plants operate when utilities face high demand for short durations, such as hot summer days
Building on AES’ 2018 investment in Simple Energy, the company made a $53 million strategic investment in Uplight as part of the merger
Utility energy efficiency programs could find success by appealing to customers’ interest in smart technology, a new study shows.
When researchers learned that carpenters weren’t wearing their respirator masks, they asked inline-skaters and roofers – groups of people who also wear safety products – for thoughts on how to increase compliance among carpenters. Remarkably, the researchers reported that the most novel ideas came from people in the field most distant to the problem: the skaters. The Harvard Business Review reported these findings several years ago in an article titled “Sometimes the Best Ideas Come from Outside Your Industry,” by Marion Poetz, Nikolaus Franke and Martin Schreier.
Sea-surface temperatures continue to be slightly warmer than average throughout much of the Equatorial Pacific Ocean. This indicates that the El Nino phase is persisting. The latest long-range climate models continue to suggest that this El Nino may slowly weaken as we head into the upcoming fall and winter. It should be noted that over the past couple weeks, temperatures have cooled slightly in parts of the Equatorial Pacific.
In this new piece, Powerley CEO Manoj Kumar provides real world examples of how smart home energy management will fuel the future of utilities as they take on a more customer-centric role.