Energy Efficiency

NREL’s Open-Source Vehicle & Mobility Tools Offer Routes to Reduce Transportation Energy Use, Emissions

Tools Equip Stakeholders To Better Understand Travel Habits, Data, and Energy Consumption To Inform Transportation and Mobility Technology Advancements Energy efficiency and on-road performance are central to the future of transportation and the clean energy transition. The U.S. Department of Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL’s) modeling and analysis tools … [continued]

ABB Expands Electrification Portfolio with Acquisition of Siemens’ Wiring Accessories Business in China

Advances ABB’s leadership position in the wiring accessories market Gains access to an expansive distributor network to support growth ABB announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire Siemens’ Wiring Accessories business in China. The acquisition will broaden ABB’s market reach and complement its regional customer offering within smart … [continued]

Figure 2. In 2023, average wholesale electricity prices (2023$/MWh) varied strongly by region. Shown are annual average real time electricity market prices based on data from all locational marginal p ce (LMP) nodes in 2023. Energy Markets & Policy Berkeley laboratory

Exploring Wholesale Energy Price Trends: The Renewables & Wholesale Electricity Prices (ReWEP) Tool, Version 2024.1

The Renewables and Wholesale Electricity Prices (ReWEP) visualization tool from Berkeley Lab has been updated with nodal electricity pricing and wind and solar generation data through the end of 2023: https://emp.lbl.gov/renewables-and-wholesale-electricity-prices-rewep. ReWEP users can explore trends in wholesale electricity prices and their relationship to wind and solar generation. ReWEP includes … [continued]

ABB Invests In Ndustrial To Accelerate Decarbonization Through AI-Powered Energy Management Technologies

Clean technology startup Ndustrial will enhance ABB’s digital and sustainability portfolios with energy optimization solutions that take into account complete production processes Investment complements ABB’s service offering with AI-powered predictive energy management solutions that reduce energy and carbon intensity and enable more sustainable operations Together with recent investment in GridBeyond, … [continued]

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic image of a family huddled around a stove into which they are shoveling Canadian $20 bills

ATCO’s Proposed Edmonton Hydrogen Subdivision Would Pay 4-10 Times Current Cost For Heat

Every time I publish an article or post something on LinkedIn pointing out the economic folly and inevitable cul-de-sac of hydrogen-for-energy, commenters drag out new examples of bad hydrogen schemes, whether as ideas they think are proving my point or examples that disprove my thesis. After publishing on Canada’s $25 … [continued]

More Than $26 Million to 37 State, Local, & Tribal Governments to Support Clean Energy…

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Helping Upgrade Public Infrastructure in Communities Across the Country to Deploy Even More Cleaner, Cheaper Power, Build Up Energy Resilience WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) yesterday announced more than $26.9 million to nine … [continued]