New Orleans Eyes Microgrid Development as Part of Smart Cities Strategy

The City of New Orleans, a U.S. poster child for the destructive power of hurricanes, is eyeing a plan to develop microgrids as part of a larger smart cities strategy proposed this week. The city council's utility committee voted Wednesday to require that Entergy New Orleans develop a grid modernization plan that would include microgrids, … [Read more...]

Quick Energy Efficiency News…Yes! Appliance Standards…$25M from NYSERDA for Buildings…Bring Your Own Device to this DR Party

Quick Energy Efficiency news for this week... Here’s yet another plug for why energy efficiency appliance standards are a good idea. Standards for television set-top boxes have cut energy bills by $500 million, according to a new report by independent auditor, D&R International. The “Voluntary Agreement for Ongoing Improvement to the Energy … [Read more...]