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Entries from June 18th, 2016

Closing the Clean Energy Divide with Solar+Storage

June 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Energy

By Seth Mullendore – Clean Energy Group Reposted with permission from the Clean Energy Group Blog  Originally posted May 19, 2016 The combination of solar PV and battery storage technologies is already reducing operating costs for businesses across California, but can solar+storage reduce electric bills for affordable housing as well? Based on a new analysis, […]

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Smart Cities May Give Utilities an Opportunity to Refresh their Roles

June 7th, 2016 · No Comments · Energy

By Paul Ciampoli, News Director of Public Power Daily A Publication of the American Public Power Association (APPA) Reposted with permission from the March 22, 2016 issue Smart cities represent a “wonderful opportunity” for the electric utility industry to “refresh the role and the relevance that we have to the communities we serve,” said Roger Woodworth, […]

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Clean and Safe Drinking Water Starts Upstream

June 1st, 2016 · No Comments · Water

By Cathy Kellon – Geos Institute Working Waters Director Being a municipal water manager is a difficult job and climate change is making it even more so. Ask anyone who actually has that job and they will tell you. Tasked with ensuring adequate supplies of clean drinking water, water managers have had to deal with the […]

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