ComEd to Begin Residential Demand Response in 2015

Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) is officially enrolling customers in its residential demand response program.  By volunteering to reduce electricity consumption during specified peak hours, ComEd customers will earn a $1 bill…

Manufacturers Gear Up for More Energy Efficiency

The Better Plants Program recently recognized eleven manufacturers for their efforts in reducing energy consumption. The energy-efficiency based government initiative enrolls businesses that commit to reducing their energy intensity by…

Transmission Investment Times Five: Will The Grid Be Secure?

Transmission systems across the country are finally getting some much needed upgrades. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that investments in electricity transmission infrastructure have increased by a factor of...

Demand Response Will Double by 2020: Here’s Why

Recent findings from Navigant Research indicate that demand response (DR) is poised to take over the world as a solution to electric grid instability.  Growing integration of intermittent renewable energy...