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Of all the forward-thinking at this month’s 10th annual Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid in Washington, DC and similar conferences in the U.S., one new application is appears curiously off the main radar screen. I’m talking about software that utilities can use to automatically program large-scale demand reductions in real time by…

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Within the span of one week, Greenpeace and its new corporate partner Puma, the athletic wear maker, and the Sierra Club with the philanthropy of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, have unleashed an impressive one-two punch on two undeniable threats to human health and the environment: coal-fired power plants and dangerous toxic chemicals. What…

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Head’s up about this excellent coverage by The New York Times’ Elizabeth Rosenthal and follow-up earlier today aboutĀ ever-increasing coalĀ purchases by China and coal’s rising price on the global market. It is impossible to ignore the significance of what’s going on here. While China is lauded for boosting renewables, its insatiable appetite for ALL forms of…

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