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Tennessee’s WAP Teams Up with TVA to Reduce Operational Friction, Serve More , by Frank Rapley

Posted by Jim Gunshinan on May 23, 2019 at 1:24pm 0 Comments

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), where I work as a senior manager, is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power companies serving nearly 10 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. TVA receives no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity. In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric…


Challenge Accepted! Marketing Total Electrification - The Concept & The Services

Posted by Emily Ambrose on May 17, 2019 at 11:30am 1 Comment

- By Shawn Cohen, Director of Digital Strategy at Energy Circle

Electrification is widely viewed as a critical step toward decarbonizing…


House Energy and Water Subcommittee Releases Historically High Top-Line Numbers for Dept. of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Posted by Building Performance Association on May 21, 2019 at 10:37am 0 Comments

The House Energy and Water Appropriations subcommittee released their FY2020 E&W report yesterday morning. It contains great funding levels for key programs in the Building Technologies Office (BTO), Residential Building Integration (RBI), Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), and State Energy Programs (SEP),…


Is Geothermal a Realistic Way to Achieve True Energy Independence? by Sallie McBrien

Posted by Jim Gunshinan on May 7, 2019 at 12:30pm 3 Comments

Energy independence is a goal for many households and communities for a variety of reasons from simply wanting to save money each month, to the broader goal of saving the planet for future generations. To accomplish this lofty goal, there must be a way to generate energy independently of any centralized source (e.g. solar, wind, etc). For example, a…



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