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One university’s attempt to reduce energy waste at work

If you work outside your home, chances are you don’t pay (directly) for the energy you use at work. At my place of work, the UC Berkeley campus, most employees never see – let alone pay – their energy bills. 803 more words

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A look at how commercial and institutional building energy use can be reduced by providing price signals.

We've got the power

You may remember my solar ambitions a couple of months back. We decided to go for it and try to have the panels installed before 31st December, when the government’s feed-in tariff* got slightly less generous.  818 more words

Environment

Topaz Solar Plant - San Luis Obispo County

The Topaz Solar Plant, now the world’s largest solar farm, became fully operational in late October with the completion of its final phase. Located in the Carrisa Plains of… 265 more words

California Solar

Reexamining growth and risk sharing for utilities

Severin Borenstein at the Energy Institute at Haas blogged about the debate over moving to residential fixed charges, and it has started a lively discussion. 526 more words

Energy Innovation

Wall Street should Drive Economic Development

Why Wall Street should drive Economic Development

Yesterday,I had a fascinating discussion with a new friend of mine I met through social media. He is the Chairman/CEO of an investment Banking firm on Wall Street. 872 more words

Economic Development