Tagged Emissions

Need an EV home charger installed, and clarity on incentives? Thank the VW diesel settlement

By [email protected] (Stephen Edelstein) Electrify America—the charging network created as part of Volkswagen’s diesel emissions settlement—and electric-car advocacy group Veloz are launching a one-stop information source for home charging. The two entities on Thursday announced an online tool, called Home Charging Advisor, that allows shoppers to browse available Level 2… Read Full Article Here For…

Report finds on-site wind financially viable for 20% of U.S. C&I facilities

By WPED Staff One Energy, an industrial power company and North American on-site wind energy installer, released a report titled “Wind for Industry” on the potential for on-site wind energy at large U.S. commercial and industrial (C&I) facilities. The analysis reveals that approximately 20% of these facilities would financially and operationally benefit from on-site, behind-the-meter…

Gas flaring in focus again. Possible angle of EU methane emissions strategy

By Andrei Belyi The European Commission’s strategy document adopted on October 14th reemphasised the importance of the EU’s aim to be ‘climate neutral,’ or a net zero emitter, and therefore to focus on methane emissions. As earlier noted by insiders, the lack of universal monitoring methods is currently hampering policy initiatives to contain methane emissions…

Funding the Next Generation of Efficient, Electric, Grid-Interactive Communities

By [email protected] U.S. homes and commercial buildings consume roughly two-fifths of the country’s overall energy and three-fourths of all electricity, and account for most of the peak electricity demand that drives generation and power grid infrastructure costs. Each of these statistics points to different solutions for reducing buildings’ carbon footprint. Shifting heating from fossil fuels…

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