April showers bring May flowers, particularly in New York where things are certainly sprouting this spring. As winter finally starts turning to spring in the Northeast, everyone begins to notice the trees greening and nature coming to life all around. Nestled in spring is also Earth Day, where we stop to acknowledge the importance of our environment and take action to protect it for generations to come.
Included in NEEP’s 2016 Regional Roundup is our take on what state energy offices, regulators and legislators can do to ensure that their states keep advancing on efforts to capture all cost-effective efficiency and keep riding the wave of this exciting “Next Generation".
Here's our Top Ten list of actions that policymakers can take to stay on course.
Please see the full report for more insights and analysis.
Have you crossed paths with these terms recently? Becuase we certainly have.
“Utility of the Future”
“Reforming the Energy Vision”
It’s hard to open a newsletter, attend a conference or read a blog these days without hearing or reading about the game-changing, landscape-altering, markets-animating, paradigm-shifting developments occurring in the world of energy efficiency.
But what, precisely, does it all mean?
Electric utility companies across the nation are working to modernize their infrastructure in ways that will reduce costs, improve customer service and reliability, and add a range of capabilities — some that were unimaginable just a few years ago. Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), including customer meters with two-way communication and real-time data collection, is a key part of grid modernization in our region and across the country.