Efficient Reading: Monthly Digest of Insights Shared by Your Peers in the Energy Central Energy Efficiency Group – June 16, 2022

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Programs promoting energy efficiency for utility customers, for grid infrastructure, and wherever it else applies in the utility business is one of the truest win-win operations in the sector. Customers always strive to find ways to reduce energy use and thus bills, and utilities see increased efficiency as a cost-efficient and quick pathway to ensuring supply and demand remain in striking distance of each other without the costly headache of new generation. New technological solutions and innovative leadership continues to open new energy efficiency doors, so the Energy Efficiency Group on Energy Central seeks to keep you fully and completely informed.


Is Solar Energy Efficient for EV Charging Stations?

Emiley Edward

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One of the great aspects of energy efficiency in forward-looking systems is how much it plays into the rest of the power sector: efficient transmission, efficiency in power plants, and more. Emiley highlights in this article that efficiency is key in another great area of current transformation for utilities, which is the EV revolution. Specifically, solar panels are being hooked up to EV chargers, and she highlights whether the efficiency of doing so makes this a wise move with today’s technology. Read her full post to learn more.


Jewish Community Center of Staten Island Shines a Light on Energy Efficiency – Con Edison Incentive Covered $185,000 for the Upgrades

Allan Drury

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Con Edison is regularly making waves in energy transformation, one of the utilities that’s quick to adapt new technologies and programs. In this article, Allan highlights the energy efficiency incentive that was tapped into by a local community center and how doing so created a true win-win for the utility, its customer, and the wider residents of the region who get to take advantage.


An Overview of Impressive UK Green Buildings

Nick Ferengi

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Going from New York to the United Kingdom, this article highlights how energy efficiency is already a core tenet to the building sector across he pond. Everything from retail buildings to hotels to commercial offices are integrating the latest and greatest in energy efficiency to boost their green profiles while reaping in the associated cost savings in doing so. In this article, Nick highlights some key use cases that are demonstrating the best examples of work done in this space, no doubt with wide applicability for buildings in other regions that want to learn from them.


This wraps up another edition of ‘Efficient Reading.’ Check back in this spot in four weeks to see what submissions have captured the attention of our community. And if you think there are stories I’m missing—let me know in the comments, or better yet submit an article on those stories so it can be included in the next issue. Make sure you don’t miss out on these shared insights in the future.

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