Energy Efficiency Can Meet Pacific Northwest Demand Through 2035

The Pacific Northwest’s current largest resource is hydroelectric generation, but it may not be for much longer. In two decades, it is predicted that energy efficiency could be just as … Continue reading “Energy Efficiency Can Meet Pacific Northwest Demand Through 2035”


Study: Energy efficiency saved US $800 billion last year

Energy efficiency in the United States has grown tremendously in the past few decades. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, also known as ACEEE, released a new report today … Continue reading “Study: Energy efficiency saved US $800 billion last year”


Data Centers Don’t Have to Choose between Uptime and Efficiency

Energy efficiency investments could potentially create total returns of $18 trillion worldwide. This staggering number, released in a 2014 report from the International Energy Agency, is roughly the equivalent of … Continue reading “Data Centers Don’t Have to Choose between Uptime and Efficiency”


13 fascinating charts that show the state of American energy

The Department of Energy released its first Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) last month which essentially outlines a bill of health for America’s energy infrastructure in an effort for U.S. government … Continue reading “13 fascinating charts that show the state of American energy”


The key to a smart electrical grid

Today’s vision of a smart grid consists of an efficient, reliable, self-healing electricity distribution grid. In order to work successfully, this grid must accommodate distributed resources while still generating the … Continue reading “The key to a smart electrical grid”


Is 2015 the Year of the Energy Efficiency Economic Balancing Act?

While there are an increasing amount of electric power utilities utilizing and providing energy efficiency programs to companies and consumers alike, the increase is simultaneously having a material impact on … Continue reading “Is 2015 the Year of the Energy Efficiency Economic Balancing Act?”


New Material Can Boost Solar Cells by 50 Percent

Researchers at Stanford University have found a way to augment ordinary silicon solar cells with a material called a perovskite, according to TechnologyReview.com. Putting this new kind of photovoltaic material … Continue reading “New Material Can Boost Solar Cells by 50 Percent”


The Big Picture of Data Center Energy Efficiency

It has become commonplace for many facilities managers to assume that reducing the PUE, or power usage effectiveness, of a data center is a fool-proof way to add value to … Continue reading “The Big Picture of Data Center Energy Efficiency”

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