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Energy Efficiency
The Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company has received a $2.9 million grant under a state program on behalf of 16-member municipal light departments that will help pay for the cost of new energy efficient LED street light fixtures, long-life photo-electric controllers and wireless controllers for the fixtures.
Energy Efficiency
Energy efficiency is one of the main paths to achieving carbon dioxide emissions reductions required by the Clean Power Plan, but it is also a service that customers are demanding, said speakers at the Energy Efficiency Global Forum in Washington, D.C., on May 11.
Grid Modernization
Energy Efficiency
Distributed Energy Resources
Bills and Rates
There appears to be high consumer interest in smart thermostat programs and time-of-use rates, signaling areas that utilities and others could target to boost customer engagement, according to a report by the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative.
Energy Efficiency
The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission recently signed off on an application submitted by El Paso Electric Company for expedited approval to implement a demand response pilot program.
Grid Modernization
Generation
Distributed Energy Resources
Environment
Energy Storage
Massachusetts recently awarded nine grants totaling approximately $4.7 million aimed at incentivizing companies to demonstrate innovation in peak electricity and gas demand reduction.
Grid Modernization
Energy Efficiency
Distributed Energy Resources
There are opportunities, as well as limitations, for utilizing demand response as a resource for distribution system management, a new report released by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory said.