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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.

Davis to look at Community Choice Energy

After calling a halt to the deeper exploration of an electric publicly-owned utility, the city has turned to an easier mountain to climb in… 187 more words

Energy Innovation

Headlines/Briefs/Opinions for January 29

Headlines

  • Utility rates under scrutiny
  • Student’s ‘radio show’ lands him in trouble

  • Faith inspires, infuses Station’s art
  • Rembrandt works given to Wingate University

Briefs

Headlines

Three key steps in designing rates for solar power

KQED posted a good summary of how solar power is driving the residential rate design rulemaking at the CPUC. (M.Cubed works for EDF there.) I offer three steps that should be taken to address the issues of how to change ratemaking for a changing energy marketplace: 257 more words

Energy Innovation

PG&E Fined $1.05 Million Over Backroom Negotiations; Utility To Appeal Decision

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The California Public Utilities Commission has fined Pacific Gas and Electric Company $1.05 million and shareholders could pay hundreds of millions more over… 405 more words

News

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

Overwhelmed by "opportunities" at the CPUC

The opening of yet another rulemaking at the CPUC and the revelations of more contacts between PG&E and CPUC Commissioners are two sides of a larger conundrum in state electricity policy development and implementation. 436 more words

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