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Rooftop solar can reduce summer peak electricity demand by more than 50 percent
ThinkProgress
A new study by the Pecan Street Research Institute found that residential solar panel systems can cut electricity demand during peak summer hours by 58 percent. The study used data gathered from Pecan Street's demonstration project — an innovative living test lab that allows the research institute to provide original research on customer energy use, renewable energy integration and smart grid technology.
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13 states awarded to drive greater energy efficiency, save money
EDC Magazine
Building to double energy productivity by 2030 and help communities save on energy bills, the Energy Department awarded nearly $4 million to 13 states to increase statewide energy savings and boost the energy efficiency of public institutions, local governments and industrial sectors. The Department's State Energy Program has a long history in assisting states in saving energy and deploying new clean energy technologies.
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Greenbuild offers a glimpse of emerging green building trends
By Don Rosato
The U.S. Green Building Council's Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the USGBC put on quite a show for attendees in Philadelphia. Year after year, Greenbuild proves to be the place to learn about the changes in the rapidly evolving green building industry, and this year Greenbuild was the first place to learn about LEED v4, the latest in LEED standards. Let's examine some of the emerging trends and products from the three-day conference.
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Shining light on LED prices, paybacks
BUILDINGS
LED revenues are rising, and as a result, prices may plunge. Now is the time to consider an upgrade, and a new mobile app makes your decision easier than ever.
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Solar energy was America's sole new power source in October
The Atlantic
In October, power plants generating 530 megawatts of electricity came online in the United States. And every single electron put on the grid came from the sun, according to a recently released report.
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