We Can Manage It – February 2, 2023

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Con Edison Business Customers Reach One Million Megawatt Hours in Energy Savings

Anne Marie Corbalis

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With this post, Anne Marie Corbalis, the Media Manager for Con Edison, discusses how the energy company has worked with their customers to help them save a combined one-million-megawatt hours. As a time when energy prices are skyrocketing, any type of savings is welcome. Maybe other companies will follow Con Edison’s approach

How Did CAISO Survive The 6 Sept Heatwave?

Fereidoon P. Sioshansi, PH.D.

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For this update, Fereidoon P. Sioshansi, PH.D., looks at how the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) was able to withstand temperatures at record highs. With extreme hot heather, at some point there is not just a preference for air conditioning, there is a need for it to prevent people from suffering from various medical conditions. Fereidoon looks how CAISCO worked with this reality to save the grid that day.


Upgrading Building Enveloping Performance By Putting R Value In Its Place

Dennis Roberts

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With this update, Dennis Roberts, the President of Energy Efficiency Done Right, looks at what society can do in their construction and renovation of buildings to be more energy efficient. Dennis zeroes in on older buildings that need to be updated. Doing small things like changing the windows can make substantial progress.

2023 Energy Predictions: IRA Spurs Clean Energy Boom, Electric Trucks Accelerate, Battery Demand Surges, EPA Cuts Power Sector Pollution

Julian Jackson

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Here, Julian Jackson, who works with Energy Central and BrightGreen PR, shares a link that discusses some reasons to be hopeful about energy developments in 2023. The link covers many interesting areas, including the potential proliferation of electric trucks, which could greatly reduce pollution. The link also covers actions the government is taking in this regard.

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