Complete Energy Democratization Is Coming. Let's Get Ready.

Blockchain may play a key role in the next 10 years of electricity“With the broadcast system, you have one person in one station deciding what gets put out over the airwaves. When you have a distributed network, like the internet, everybody can be a server. There’s no distinction between

BP confesses 'mistake' in forecasting renewable energy growth

The pace at which India – and China in particular – have developed solar power came as a surprise to BP analysts, the company’s chief economist told EURACTIV in an interview.When oil and gas major BP published its 2018 Energy Outlook last February, the group’s chief executive underlined in

Trump Thanks Kanye West for 'Dragon Energy' Tweet. Yes, Really

President Donald Trump thanked rapper Kanye West for sharing his “dragon energy” on Wednesday, a thing that really happened.“Thank you Kanye, very cool!” Trump said on Twitter, retweeting a West post from earlier in the day.“You don’t have to agree with trump but the mob can’t make me not

Stein appeals Duke Energy rate increase

By Travis Fain, WRAL statehouse reporterNorth Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein has appealed Duke Energy’s most recent rate increase to the state Supreme Court.The state Utilities Commission had approved an increase of about $5.22 a month for residential customers in the eastern half of North

A Regional Grid Helps, Not Hurts Distributed Renewable Energy

We have been hearing concerns that moving to a regional transmission operator to connect the Western U.S. somehow harms the prospects for greater development of distributed energy resources, especially localsolarand storage, and could lead to an increase in the use of fossil fuels elsewhere in the region. A careful

Wendy's Eyes More Aggressive Expansion Plans Using Energy Efficient Design

<div _ngcontent-c20 innerhtml="Credit: The Wendy’s CompanyWendy’s, the third largest burger chain in the world, announced they will open more than 600 new restaurants worldwide by 2020. Chief Development Office Abigail Pringle said “the company would continue to look for new ways to make the economics better for new development

4 net-zero energy lessons from Colorado

Many developers cite first-cost as a barrier to pursuing net-zero energy in their new and existing building projects. But one leading developer in Colorado is flipping the script on this assumption, showing that prioritizing energy performance can open up new cash flows, as opposed to draining existing ones.John Madden