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Privacy Issues in Energy Data

on Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:30

Privacy concerns are increasing as utilities accumulate - and share - mountains of smart meter data. This post breaks down the issues and rules in place to protect customer energy data privacy.

Can Synchronizing Traffic Lights Help Solve Climate Change?

on Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:34

New law seeks to fund traffic light synchronization programs with climate change revenues. While such programs will make modest emission reductions, other programs would do more to help the problem.

Utilities Oppose Interconnection Reform Proposal in California

on Fri, 09/26/2014 - 14:59

California utilities reject most of the recent interconnection reforms proposed by California regulators.

California and Quebec to Hold Joint Auction of Climate Change Credits

on Thu, 09/18/2014 - 13:49

California and Quebec will hold their first joint auction of greenhouse gas reduction credits on November 19, 2014, according to the California Air Resources Board.

$18 Billion Disaster - BP Guilty of "Gross Negligence" In Deepwater Horizon Spill

on Wed, 09/17/2014 - 15:06

On September 4, 2014, a court in Louisiana ruled that BP committed "gross negligence" and "willful misconduct" in connection with the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which opens the door to $18 billion in fines.