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Introduction to Intelligent Power Management

The Environmental Blog

The urgency to reconsider our energy consumption and render it more sustainable has never been greater than it is today. As climate change advances and natural resources become scarcer, attention is increasingly drawn to the efficiency of electricity and gas usage.

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How today’s technology can support the energy system of tomorrow

Smart Energy International

As energy policy and politics shift globally, business flexibility will be a necessity for the success of the energy transition. Well, not quite, because anyone who has even briefly scanned the news over the last few months will have noted the shift in the political mood music around energy policy across the world.

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The State of Green Business 2021

GreenBiz

The State of Green Business 2021. Adapted from the 14th annual State of Green Business report, our annual report card on progress by the world’s largest companies. Such turmoil easily could have spelled the end, or at least the pause, of anything having to do with business and sustainability. Two words: business fundamentals.

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Should California Link Electricity Bills to Customer Incomes?

GreenTechMedia

California already has some of the highest electricity rates in the country. Those costs could rise even faster over the next decade, as utilities harden their grids against wildfires, grow their share of net-metered rooftop solar, and add other costs being passed through to utility customers.

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UK Regulator Accused of Playing Politics Over ‘Perverse’ Price Controls

GreenTechMedia

's electricity and gas regulator, published its draft proposals for RIIO-2 — the price control framework for transmission networks in the period 2021-2026 — after lengthy consultations with the industry. Ofgem denies that political considerations are at play in the debate. In July, Ofgem, the U.K.'s Unfinanceable".

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Electrification gets down to the wire

GreenBiz

It’s a shockingly heady time for electricity. The push to quickly transition carbon-intensive activities away from fossil fuels while meeting the world’s growing energy needs has put electricity producers and consumers squarely in the forefront of the emerging clean economy. Subscribe here. Surge protection.

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Defective Meters and Whistleblower Complaints Raise Questions About Gas Utility’s Profits

DeSmogBlog

A little over a decade ago, Gary Dye, then a gas measurement engineer at NW Natural, Oregon’s largest gas utility, lost faith in his employer to responsibly deal with what he believed to be systematic inaccuracies among the company’s hundreds of thousands of gas meters. Faulty Meters Raise Questions About Profits.