Community solar projects are on the rise, driven by utilities interested in offering customers new options. Colorado is the leading state for new community solar projects, says a new study from SEPA. The average community solar program has 213 participants purchasing power from a 1-MW system.
There’s a ton of energy storage and smart meter data out there, but how can we best use it to boost efficiency, solve energy crises and protect the environment? One company, Space-Time Insight, thinks it has the answer with technology that analyzes this data using “visual intelligence.”
New, efficient building codes were under fire in NC, but builders, architects and an efficiency group found ways to compromise so that the state will benefit from a code that’s about 15% more efficient.