Uses for Smart Meter Data: Customer Segmentation Applications to Existing Rates and Programs – Dec. 13

According to a recent industry report, a little over 55% of U.S. households now have smart meters. This presents utilities with an opportunity to leverage the rich data these systems provide to better understand their customers and make data-driven decisions concerning optimal rate or program portfolio planning and implementation. Being able to update assessments at…
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Every Drop Counts – Assessing and Evaluating Water Efficiency in Capital Improvement Projects – Dec. 12

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10:00 am Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco, GMT-08:00) Achieving significant water savings can often require going beyond the low-hanging fruit. Find out how to take the information collected during a facility water assessment to evaluate and prioritize larger-scale projects to maximizing water, energy, and cost savings. Get the information you need…
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ENERGY STAR Webinars: Portfolio Manager 301 – Dec. 18

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 10:00 am Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco, GMT-08:00) With a good background on the basic functionality of EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager® tool, learn about some advanced features including: using spreadsheet upload templates to update property data; setting goals and targets to plan energy improvements for properties; creating custom reports; and…
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ENERGY STAR Webinars: Portfolio Manager 201 – Dec. 13

Thursday, December 13, 2018 10:00 am Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco, GMT-08:00) Continue to learn about EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool, with a deeper dive into more advanced functionalities such as: editing property data; correcting and updating property use details; using the data quality checker; and sharing property data. Attend this webinar if you’re…
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Decarbonization of Heating Energy Use in California Buildings

California has some of the most comprehensive and ambitious clean energy policies in the world, with a recently passed law requiring 100-percent carbon-free electricity by 2045,1 and an executive order aiming for economy-wide carbon neutrality by the same date. Using strong policies to encourage energy efficiency, renewable energy and clean transportation, the state is making…
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When hospitals think green, they see green

“The health care sector — one of the nation’s largest industries — is responsible for nearly 10 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions — hundreds of millions of tons worth of carbon each year. Hospitals make up more than one-third of those emissions, according to a paper by researchers at Northeastern University and Yale. Increasingly,…
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Smart cities and the energy revolution

“By 2050 it is estimated that 68% of the world’s population will live in urban areas. That equates to another 2.5bn people living in cities – in 2018 the world’s urban population was 4.2bn. In the face of such rapid growth, cities are using innovative technology to improve sustainability, to better manage transport and infrastructure,…
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High Efficiency Electric Heat Pumps Could Help CA Meet Ambitious Emissions Goals: NRDC

“Using high-efficiency electric heat pumps instead of gas for residential heating needs in California could cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in half or more, according to a new NRDC analysis published in the Electricity Journal. This makes heat pumps an important tool to help achieve California’s ambitious goals to cut GHG emissions 40% by 2030,…
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NYSERDA invests $19 million in energy-efficient farm operations

“The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) is making $19 million available for technologies that make farm operations in the state more energy efficient. These technologies include anaerobic digester systems that use waste materials as fuel for generating electricity. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s office said that the use of “clean energy technologies…
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