Electric Vehicles to Power the Grid

Southern California Edison (SCE) is joining other utilities by introducing the opportunity for electric vehicles (EVs) to participate in demand response (DR). Just as a refresher, demand response is the…

LEDs: A First in Super Bowl History

There’s more to the Super Bowl than face paint, air horns, and a mountain of bean dip.  (Oh, and beer. We cannot forget the beer.)  While the country tunes in…

3 Devices to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

It’s a new year filled with hopeful resolutions and occasionally horrifying revelations. One such revelation might be how much energy your home chewed through in the past year, and how…

Your BMW is the Answer to Grid Instability

Electric vehicles are being introduced with all the bells and whistles: impeccable safety features, back-up cameras, autopilot, and of course, remarkable efficiency.  But there is one additional feature that will…

Hanukkah: A Time to Celebrate Sustainability!

When it comes to energy conservation and efficiency, Hanukkah is probably the last thing that comes to mind. However, the grand holiday known for latkes, menorahs, and Dreidel (although let’s…

Objections to Demand Response are Ludicrous

Demand response is making national news thanks to some disconcerted utilities and a New Mexico senator. Utilities, including FirstEnergy and several New England generators, are petitioning the Federal Energy Regulatory…

Consumers Unsatisfied with Musk’s D

Perhaps the launch was premature, or there was simply too much hype, but the reveal of Tesla’s D proved dissatisfying to consumers on October 9th. Much suspense arose surrounding the…