We Can Sustain It – September 15, 2023

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Welcome to the monthly digest update that covers the issues that matter to professionals who work in sustainability via the best Energy Central posts on the topic. This digest pulls a few notable articles from the content written by our many experts over the last month, so make sure to return every month for these updates but also be sure to explore other parts of the site to learn more about the various aspects of energy.

Transmission Congestion: The Hidden Cost to Consumers of our Aging Infrastructure

Jon Gordon

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 In this piece, Jon Gordon, the Director for Advanced Energy United, goes over the failure to update aspects of public infrastructure results in more congestion and delay, which leads to more energy inefficiency and increased energy costs for consumers. Jon shows how costs are continuing to increase and that changes need to be made.

Chevron's Strategic Move: Secures Principal Stake in Utah's ACES Delta Hydrogen Venture

Mohit Kaul

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For this update, Mohit Kaul, the Founder of Enerdatics covers how Chevron has recently acquired a stake in a hydrogen venture in Utah. Mohit believes that through this move, Chevron is looking to the future and realizes that long-term, there need to be better energy sources than oil, and hydrogen is one of those possibilities.

What it Means to be a Climate Voter

Dan Delurey

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In this post, Dan Delurey, the President of the Wedgemere Group, goes over the concept of being a “climate voter”. Everyone has their own reasons why they vote the way they do. Climate change is one reason. Dan shares the importance of considering climate issues when you vote because of the grave impact it can have on eeveryone.

Heat Pumps Cut Costs, Decarbonize Buildings, Even on Coldest Days

Mitchell Beer

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For this update, Mitchell Beer, the Publisher and Managing Editor for Energy Mix Productions Inc., discusses the promise of electric heat pumps. Heat pumps are needed for making buildings warmer. Mitchell argues that the statistics show that electric heat pumps can outperform fossil fuel heat pumps, even on very cold days. Electric heat pumps can significantly reduce the carbon outputs of homes.

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