Far Below Cayuga’s Waters

Far Below Cayuga’s Waters Written by Caitlin McDonnell The conversation around increasing the percentage of renewable energy in the generation mix continues to grow larger, and more complex. As you may recall from our previous post on geothermal energy, wind and solar, while the most frequently cited renewable energy sources, face the challenge of intermittency.…

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In the News: Jim McDonnell Talks Energy Markets and Covid-19

By Evelyn Teel Our Chief Operating Officer, Jim McDonnell, was the lead-off speaker for the first session of the Maryland Clean Energy Center’s Energy Economy Speaker Series. The topic was State of the Sector: Impacts of Covid-19 on the Energy Economy. Jim provided a broad energy market update and then focused on the differential impact of…

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Distributed Energy Resources Give You Options

By Evelyn Teel In the earliest days of electricity, generation happened close to where the electricity was used. A small hydro facility might have been used to power a single factory, or a coal-fired generator might have electrified a small town. As demand for electricity grew and we developed the capability to move it over…

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For Baseload Energy with No Carbon Emissions, Look (Way) Down

By Evelyn Teel When discussing renewable energy, the conversation often revolves around wind and solar. These are very visible energy sources – we often see solar panels in our neighborhoods or wind turbines on hilltops. However, there are many other types of renewable energy resources operating or being developed around the world.  As we try…

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