How Does the Political and Economic Landscape Effect Local Renewable Energy Suppliers?

The Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) was enacted in 1978 to address the national energy crisis of the time. Its purpose was to encourage the development of smaller power producers and co-generators to reduce the country’s demand for fossil fuels. These small producers are called qualifying facilities (QFs). In September 2019, the Federal Energy … Continue reading How Does the Political and Economic Landscape Effect Local Renewable Energy Suppliers? Continue Reading »

How Can You Understand the ROI on Your Energy Management?

In order to understand the ROI on your energy management, it is important to first understand the definition of the Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE). In electrical energy production, LCOE is defined by the price of the energy produced (often expressed in units of cents per kilowatt-hour.) This calculation takes into account the economic life … Continue reading How Can You Understand the ROI on Your Energy Management? Continue Reading »

Technology’s Role in Expanding Renewables

Technology goes beyond smartphones and computers; it has provided every industry with the advancements needed to take products to the next level of productivity. Environmental sustainability is no different. Technology has played a major role in expanding renewables. Switching from fossil fuels to green energy with minimal waste has proven possible. In fact, different countries … Continue reading Technology’s Role in Expanding Renewables Continue Reading »