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How to Read a 2015 Article About Electric Power

January 1, 2015 by Robert Hargraves

Start the new year off with the Energy Collective by familiarizing yourself with a few handy formulas, facts, and hints about electricity and electrical power. They will help you breeze through and compare articles over the course of the coming year.[read more]

Good Energy Reading for the Beach?

December 25, 2014 by Catherine Wolfram

Energy Beach Reading

Here are a couple books I’ve come across or that colleagues have recommended. Any thoughts, loyal blog readers? If you’ve read these books, which would you recommend? Any others to add to the list?[read more]

11 Wonktastic Charts that Will Help You Understand Climate Change

September 29, 2014 by Lindsay Wilson

Climate Change and Information

One of the great shames about the communication of climate science is that it most often comes in two forms. It is either dumbed down to the point of backyard greenhouse analogies, or indigestible on the level of the IPCCs Summary for Policy makers.[read more]

What a Difference a Day Makes! The Value of Real-Time Electricity Data

September 16, 2014 by EDF Energy Exchange

Real-Time Electricity Data

Imagine you’re trying to lose weight. If you step on the scale once a month, how can you possibly know how each of your daily decisions affects the number? Weighing yourself every day would be a step up, giving you a much clearer picture. Now imagine the potential results if you could access real-time data.[read more]

Learn to Explain the Basics of the Power Grid

August 1, 2014 by Sarah Battaglia

Basics of the Grid

If someone asked you to explain how electricity gets from the power plant to your home, would you be able to answer? Don’t worry. Very few people actually understand the logistics of this modern-day luxury, but with a quick scan of the basics, you’ll be able to impress![read more]

Energy Experts Unplugged... Volume 7

May 21, 2014 by America's Power Plan

This post is the latest edition in a monthly series of questions and short answers to some of the inquiries we have been hearing from organizations such as public utilities commissions, market operators, utilities, legislators, and other energy decision-makers.[read more]

All New Australian Solar Energy Forecast and Industry Intelligence Reports Released

March 23, 2014 by Nigel Morris

Navigating the ups and downs of the Australian solar industry is not getting any easier. Many of our programs and policies are teetering on a knife edge, the market is changing dramatically and the result is that the future is murkier than ever.[read more]