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home electrification
Jeff St. John

The case for upfront incentives to electrify everything in US homes

A report from Rewiring America and the Center for American Progress asks policymakers to make the replacement of electric appliances as cheap and easy as possible.

The case for upfront incentives to electrify everything in US homes
climate change
Emma Foehringer Merchant

ESB and GreenCom's heat pump pilot shows promise for balancing the grid

Ireland's government wants to install 600,000 heat pumps by 2030. That could save energy and shift consumption to times of lower grid demand.

ESB and GreenCom's heat pump pilot shows promise for balancing the grid
microgrids
Jeff St. John

Why LS Power is going big into microgrids with Endurant Energy

A major player in power plants, grid-scale batteries and transmission targets investments in distributed energy, from geothermal heat pumps and generators to solar and storage.

Why LS Power is going big into microgrids with Endurant Energy
behind the meter
Jeff St. John

How to reduce winter grid peaks from behind the meter

Weatherization, heat pumps and flexible loads could prevent Texas-style disasters, cutting peaker-plant and in-home carbon emissions to boot.

How to reduce winter grid peaks from behind the meter