Fellow energy enthusiasts, I have some innovations to share with you! But, before I do, a couple of questions:
- Have you ever heard of EM&V?
- Are you familiar with its processes?
Let me provide a bit of background before discussing some recent advancements.
Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution? You know, you’ve wanted to do something like eat healthier, become the next “Biggest Loser”, or lift increasing amounts of weight in your workout. You do well at the outset; powered by excitement and engagement. After several months, though, you discover that your willpower starts to fade. This is, of course, one of the main challenges of continuous improvement efforts – despite knowing that sticking to our plan can make a big difference over time, we get lost in the daily steps while losing sight of the end goal.
Summer is almost over. The end of hot, humid days is close and we're readying for schools season. However, we want to take a moment for some reflection. NEEP has been fortunate to once again have a terrific group of interns this summer, thanks in part to the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s Internship Program.
With summer in full swing and the mercury rising almost as high as system loads, now is the perfect time for a brief review of the latest in energy efficiency policies and proceedings throughout the region. We’re closely monitoring New York’s CEAC processes, while also keeping an eye on key regulatory proceedings in Massachusetts, Maine, and Vermont with the potential for major impacts on energy efficiency in the region. Read on for more.