By: Elizabeth B. Stein, Attorney and Adam Peltz, Attorney
In Tuesday’s blog post, we discussed the recently concluded Con Edison rate case, its context, and its significance in advancing clean energy and grid resilience in New York. Today, we take a closer look at the final Order posted last Friday by the New York State Public Service Commission (the Commission) to uncover some of the more encouraging outcomes buried in this 300+ page document:
By Elizabeth B. Stein, Attorney and Adam Peltz, Attorney
The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) took a historic step late last week, unanimously approving an Order that requires Con Edison to implement state-of-the-art measures to plan for and protect its electric, gas, and steam systems from the effects of climate change.
Buildings account for 40% of our nation’s electricity use. In 2012, power plants spewed about 2 gigatons of global warming pollution into our air, which was about one-third of total U.S. emissions. That’s why EDF and the U.S.
Luxury coupe could benefit from OnStar-enabled solutions
DETROIT, November 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Cadillac ELR will be Smart Grid ready as soon as it comes off the production line. Using the luxury coupe’s extended range electric vehicle technology combined with OnStar’s cloud-based connection, the ELR will be able to communicate with the electric grid and potentially save energy.
Deploys first ‘real-world’ use of OnStar’s Smart Grid solutions
DETROIT, July 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ – OnStar announced today a project with TimberRock Energy Solutions, Inc. that uses aggregation software and solar charging canopies with integrated storage to manage the flow of solar power to benefit the electric grid. It will be the first “real-world” use of OnStar’s Smart Grid solutions.
Avista and WSU partner for innovative engineering education
Opinion -- Candis Claiborn, dean of the Washington State University College of Engineering and Architecture
At graduation time, many college graduates are worried about finding employment in a tough job market. You might be surprised, then, to learn that Washington employers in some sectors are struggling to find Washington-trained employees.
Interactive 2011 AT&T Sustainability Report Highlights Energy Efficiency Gains, Reduction in Use of Gasoline and a Major Investment in Education; Provides Opportunities for Consumers to Support Community-Improving Nonprofits
(3BL Media) Dallas - June 19, 2012 -American consumers are in the midst of a communications revolution, and AT&T’s technology has the power to help our world operate more sustainably. In the 2011 AT&T Sustainability Report, launched today, the company demonstrates how it is committed to improving our world and empowering consumers to do the same.