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building electrification

electric panel
Jeff St. John

Span targets broader market for its smartphone-enabled home electrical panel

CEO Arch Rao says the device's shrinking size and price can help put battery, EV and appliance controls into more homes and apartments — and open up more utility partnerships.

Span targets broader market for its smartphone-enabled home electrical panel
building electrification
Andy Kowalczyk

MISO takes a deep look at electrification’s potential impact on its grid

A new report outlines how EVs and building electrification will pose challenges for the country’s geographically largest grid operator.

MISO takes a deep look at electrification’s potential impact on its grid
building electrification
Jeff St. John

California's proposed building code boosts all-electric, but it doesn’t stop natural gas

Heat pumps will be the baseline tech, but natural gas can still be in new buildings through mid-decade at least. Will city and county bans push past state codes?

California's proposed building code boosts all-electric, but it doesn’t stop natural gas
building electrification
Lila Holzman, Daniel Stewart

Utilities can’t be for the Paris Agreement and against building electrification

Energy companies are making a bad bet on fossil fuels in buildings. Investors don’t want to take the hit.

Utilities can’t be for the Paris Agreement and against building electrification
Biden administration
Jeff St. John

The policy pathways to cut US carbon emissions in half by 2030

Energy Innovation's models show that technologies and policies can cost-effectively meet President Biden’s carbon-cutting commitments. The politics are another matter.

The policy pathways to cut US carbon emissions in half by 2030