For the third part of this series on utilities, and after tackling solar and power purchasing agreements (PPAs), I am going to delve into how companies save energy through efficiency.
Since I started this blog – and even before – I have read quite a serious amount of books on energy and climate issues. But today I can say I have found my favorite : Reinventing Fire, by Amory Lovins and the Rocky Mountain Institute. Mixing the maths of Sustainable energy – without the hot… Continue reading Book review : Reinventing Fire, by Amory Lovins
According to a recent study carried out by the Rocky Mountain Institute, the United States could cut their consumption of coal by 62 % before as early as 2020. This would represent savings of 1.2m gigawatt-hours annually. The equivalent of 30 % of the US annual electricity use could be saved by increasing the energy… Continue reading America can cut its coal consumption by 62 %