The need to engage all consumers in our low carbon energy transition

If we are to meet (and hopefully surpass) our 2015 Paris climate objectives, then we have to ensure all energy users are empowered to change. Even though we need to achieve a fast transition away from our current fossil-fuelled energy system, we also need residential and commercial energy users to implement energy efficiency measures and … Continue reading The need to engage all consumers in our low carbon energy transition

This week’s briefs

There is important news from the IEA Demand Side Management Task 24, from Poland about renewable energy support, from important energy efficiency results in India, and concern over poor energy savings results in Ireland.   • News from IEA Demand Side Management Task 24 Task 24 on Behaviour Change in DSM just published a valuable … Continue reading This week’s briefs

Getting paid to reduce energy use

Scott Waldman writes on the CapitalNewYork website about an interesting new program from the state of New York to promote energy savings.   Program will pay customers to reduce energy use The Public Service Commission has approved a program to pay utility customers to reduce their energy usage during periods of peak demand. The demand … Continue reading Getting paid to reduce energy use