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Co-Founder and Lead Software Engineer, Reliable Energy Analytics LLC

Dick Brooks is the inventor of patent 11,374,961: METHODS FOR VERIFICATION OF SOFTWARE OBJECT AUTHENTICITY AND INTEGRITY and the Software Assurance Guardian™ (SAG ™) Point Man™ (SAG-PM™) software...

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Bill Gates provides an insightful way to think about the cost of carbon emissions, which he calls the Green Premium. It's a worthwhile read, but I think there is one important factor missing from Bill's equation: ENERGY EFFICIENCY, which I wrote about here:

FYI: There is an existing energy industry standard/FERC Regulation for energy efficiency that could/may serve as a platform to implement the Green Premium methodology that Bill has suggested: WEQ-021, Measurement and Verification of Energy Efficiency Products ([WEQ] Version 003.2,Dec. 8, 2017);

It's worth considering, IMO.


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