Last year, renewable energy sources represented more than half the new power capacity around the world . While this is an important step toward achieving a clean energy future, successfully integrating this large amount of renewable generation into the current U.S. transmission system – in a safe and reliable manner – is currently a monumental challenge. The intermittent nature of both wind and solar challenges our ability to fully depend on these resources. As we see in Figure 1, not only is wind energy variable, but it can also defy forecasting – even “hour-ahead” forecasting.
What is 'Building Energy Drift' and How Much Does it Cost Your Business?
If you own a car, you know that ignoring routine maintenance could put both your car and your safety at serious risk—brakes would stop working, tires would fall apart, or the car would simply stop running. Any of these problems would be significantly more expensive to fix retroactively than what it would cost to perform routine maintenance. Even failing to provide routine tune-ups and oil changes would bring down gas mileage and end up costing you more money.
Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance
The Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEEA) is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(6) corporation dedicated to promoting the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries in Pennsylvania. KEEA advocates on behalf of energy efficiency and renewable energy professionals on the local, state, and federal levels.
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Stephen Conley has flown pollution-detecting airplanes over some of the largest oil and gas fields in the nation. But never before has the UC Davis scientist
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