Energy News for the Washington DC Market

Electric Capacity Markets Are Failing the Northeast

By: Bill Bottiggi |

This week, Boston welcomes the Quadrennial Energy Review roadshow to town for a stakeholder engagement meeting.

The QER process began in January 2014 when President Obama issued a memorandum directing the administration to translate energy-related policy goals into recommended actions through 2018. Season one of the QER, which ran in 2015, […]

Report: Customers in 13 Mid-Atlantic States & DC Could Miss Out on as much as $1.3 Billion in Electric Bill Savings

By: Allison Clements |

Electric customers in the Mid-Atlantic region may be missing out on $433 million in annual utility bill savings over the next three years – as much as $1.3 billion** – because their transmission grid operator seems to be undercounting the impact of energy efficiency programs that avoid the need for […]

Footsteps Will Soon Generate Electricity in Washington DC

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Sustainable DC is experimenting with kinetically-powered pavers, where pedestrians create electricity as they walk along the road.

100 kinetic pavers scattered along the road will generate 456 kilowatts of energy a year, enough to light the new 850 square foot Connecticut Avenue Overlook Parklet, south of Dupont Circle.

At a cost of $200,000, […]

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