The Future Is Electric. Mostly. But It’s Complicated.

Decarbonization is the buzzword du jour in the sustainability movement. Will it make everything more expensive? Maybe– but there are a few caveats to that.

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Solar Power and EV’s, If Your Local Grid Is Up For The Challenge

Power grids are complex things. Understanding the local grid capacity– as visualized by one mapping tool- can help us plan for things like rooftop solar or electric vehicle adoption.

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Bye, Coal-icia! Consumers Energy Advances Decarbonization Goals

Jackson, Michigan-based Consumers Energy (NYSE: CMS) made a groundbreaking announcement in a press conference this morning that it is ditching

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You’ve Heard Of Socially Responsible Investing. Now Get Ready For… Socially Irresponsible Investing?!

A new conservative investment fund seeks to invest in “socially conservative” products, identifying a market of interested, “un-woke” investors. The only problem? Well, turns out the most profitable companies are all actually pretty socially liberal.

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Time-Of-Use Pricing Is Coming. Here’s How To Make Sure You’re Ready.

Time-of-use pricing is (most likely) coming to a utility near you, if it hasn’t arrived already. Here’s what you need to know.

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Summer Breeze: Heat Pumps, Mini-Splits, and the Magic of Thermodynamics

Mini-splits are the coolest new thing. Literally. Here is a guide to how to figure out how to navigate the sea of product options based on a simple calculation.

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EV Charging Networks: Drive Infrastructure, Not Just Cars

A few weeks ago, I had a chat with some folks from A Major Automaker, one of the Big Two-And-A-Half,

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American Meltdown: The Popular Imagination of Energy Disasters

Disasters plague systems that are designed or lauded as “too big to fail.” And, according to the wealth of cinema on the subject, we love to see it.

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“Electrification Is Not Enough For Decarbonization” – Consumers Energy

A new workgroup seeks to address some questions about the future of infrastructure in a state that continues to lag in regulatory and technical innovation.

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