Broader Stakeholder Engagement Needed to Site Transmission Projects

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DENVER, COLORADO–March 8, 2010–Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)–State and federal renewable electric standards (RES) cannot be met without the construction of new transmission lines to connect often remote renewable generation sources to far-off load centers, speakers told a wind and transmission workshop sponsored by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) (Washington, D.C.). Getting these … Read More

“Ding Dong, Energy Services Calling”

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By John Egan, for E Source, March, 2010 Utilities, government entities, efficiency organizations, and civic volunteer groups are working together in some areas to provide neighborhood energy sweeps, also known as energy blitzes, as a way to rapidly capture energy savings in homes. Some time ago, when energy prices were high, energy sweeps were used to provide direct installation of … Read More