The 51st State: What’s Your Ideal Energy Market?

The 51st State: What’s Your Ideal Energy Market?

renewableenergyworld.com 22 Oct '14, 11pm

SEPA wants to crowdsource ideas on a new energy market, so it is pushing the industry to imagine a brand new U.S. state and create an ideal utility vision. “The 51st state is asking people to think about a new state with a blank slate, with no pre-existing utility design or rate design structure,” said SEPA President Julia Hamm. “How would you design market-related components to drive the potential of distributed energy resources, while also maintaining a healthy grid with safe, affordable, reliable electric power?” Hamm explained that SEPA embarked on this new initiative because it is difficult to have conversations about the future of th...

Enjoy the benefits of cycling with the whole family.

sustrans.org.uk 22 Oct '14, 7am

Children love cycling - it's fast and fun, and gives them freedom and independence to get around. And you don’t need to wait until your kids ...

Rooftop solar is just the beginning; utilities must innovate or go extinct

grist.org 21 Oct '14, 5pm
Rooftop solar is just the beginning; utilities must innovate or go extinct

The first is Market Street Railway, a streetcar utility in San Francisco. From the 1900s through the 1920s, it was an expanding, innovating e...

#MA ranked 1st in #EnergyEfficiency via @ACEEEdc, #RI in top 5 for the 1st time! #VT highlighted ...

aceee.org 22 Oct '14, 3pm

Arkansas, the District of Columbia, Kentucky, and Wisconsin are the four most improved energy-efficiency states for 2014. Arkansas pushed for...

600K & counting: Researchers debunk early estimates of bird fatalities post-BP oil disaster.

oceana.org 21 Oct '14, 9pm
600K & counting: Researchers debunk early estimates of bird fatalities post-BP oil disaster.

Bird Casualties from BP’s Gulf Spill Much Higher than Original Estimates Posted Tue, Oct 21, 2014 by Brianna Elliott to arctic drilling , bp ...

Energy

#Wind could supply up to 19% of global electricity by 2030

#Wind could supply up to 19% of global electricity by 2030

gwec.net 21 Oct '14, 8am

Nearly 20 % of global power from wind BEIJING, 21 October 2014. The Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International released the 2014...

Solar Energy Prices See Double-digit Declines in 2013; Trend Expected to Continue

nrel.gov 20 Oct '14, 5pm

News Release NR-3714 Solar Energy Prices See Double-digit Declines in 2013; Trend Expected to Continue PV pricing to drop another 3 – 12 perc...

Wind power sets new records, beats nuclear again and steps up when gas goes offline. Media release:

renewableuk.com 20 Oct '14, 12pm

Strong wind speeds over the weekend contributed significantly to the UK’s electricity supply as nuclear reactors remained offline and a large...

Transportation

Delta Picks: Visio.M unveil low cost 450 kg carbon fiber electric car: An attractive electric veh...

electric-vehiclenews.com 22 Oct '14, 11am
Delta Picks: Visio.M unveil low cost 450 kg carbon fiber electric car: An attractive electric vehicle at an af...

An attractive electric vehicle at an affordable price that provides safety and comfort combined with a reasonable driving range: that was the...

Fashion

Cantilevered Cedar-Clad Japanese House Lets Trees Grow Through its Frame

inhabitat.com 22 Oct '14, 8am
Cantilevered Cedar-Clad Japanese House Lets Trees Grow Through its Frame

Want the full treehouse experience without using trees as foundation? Japanese studio UID Architects completed a cantilevered wooden house in...

Saving Asia's other endangered cats

news.mongabay.com 21 Oct '14, 3pm
Saving Asia's other endangered cats

Southeast Asia's rainforests are often viewed as some of the most imperiled and degraded the ...

Sustainability stars of screen - watch new films from 13 of our members on th...

ukgbc.org 22 Oct '14, 10am

Sustainability stars of screen - UK-GBC members take to film to showcase green goals Date rel...

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