Energy Usage Data Access: A Getting-Started Guide for Regulators

Download the document. Accessible energy usage data can unlock energy savings in several ways. Easily accessible data can help residents and businesses achieve savings by better managing energy use in homes, large buildings, and entire communities. Local governments, meanwhile, can use aggregated data for planning purposes (see our Local Policy Toolkit for details). Increasingly, energy …

State regulators can play a critical role in unleashing building energy data

Read the full post from ACEEE. The 21st century has ushered in a new era of measuring personal progress. With wearable technologies, we can now collect more personal data than we ever thought possible, from heart rate and step count to standing time and sleep quality. The ability to measure what we want to manage …

Natural Gas Plant Makes A Play For Coal’s Market, Using ‘Clean’ Technology

Read the full story at NPR. President Trump wants America to use more "clean coal" to make electricity. He hasn't elaborated on what kind of coal that might be. But there is, in fact, a way to capture and contain or reuse one of coal's worst pollutants — carbon dioxide, which warms the atmosphere. Though …

In a Twist, Kentucky’s Coal Museum Will Now Be Powered By Solar

Read the full story at CityLab. In Kentucky, where voters are still hanging on to President Donald Trump’s promise to bring back mining jobs, the museum that celebrates the founding of the coal industry is making the switch to clean, renewable power. The Kentucky Coal Mining Museum is currently installing 80 rooftop solar panels to …