Stephen Lacey

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Name: Stephen Lacey
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Solar Plus Storage: Could a ‘Utility in a Box’ Cause Massive Grid Defection?

Could solar paired with battery storage make utilities obsolete? That's the question analysts are asking as the economics of the technologies improve.The short answer is "no." Utilities operate an extremely valuable set of infrastructure and still benefit ... [Published Greentech Media - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

SolarCity’s New $70M Securitized Rooftop Solar Portfolio

Another indicator of solar going mainstreamSolarCity is offering another $70.2 million in asset-backed notes.Late last year, SolarCity executed on a solar financing milestone and offered a private placement of $54.4 million of an “aggregate principal ... [Published Breaking Energy online - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

China is beating us in the burning-coal race

President Obama consistently tries to marshall jingoism in support of his green-energy corporatism:Other countries are now exporting technology we pioneered and they’re going after the jobs that come with it because they know that the countries that lead ... [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

One Sustainability App to Rule Them All?

Intelligent efficiency software for buildings can be lumped into three broad categories: dashboarding and visualization; actionable energy intelligence; and enterprise sustainability.The actual products within those categories vary widely. Dashboarding ... [Published The Energy Collective - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

SolarCity’s New $70M Securitized Rooftop Solar Portfolio

SolarCity is offering another $70.2 million in asset-backed notes.Late last year, SolarCity executed on a solar financing milestone and offered a private placement of $54.4 million of an "aggregate principal amount of Solar Asset Backed Notes, Series ... [Published Greentech Media - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Imagining the Future of Connected Buildings

We've known how to construct highly efficient buildings for a long time. But new communications technologies, better materials and stronger market pull are making sustainable design far more prevalent.Is it enough to permanently and radically change our ... [Published Greentech Media - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Can Bidgely or PlotWatt Compete With Opower in Home Energy Engagement?

The home energy management market has made plenty of promises, but has yet to broadly deliver deep insight and significant reductions in home energy usage.Microsoft tried and failed with the Hohm energy platform. Google.org tried with the PowerMeter home ... [Published Greentech Media - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

» Five Energy Stories Worth Reading Today (3/18/14)

Here are five recommended reads for today (3/18/14).Mother Jones asks, “Was the Los Angeles Earthquake Caused by Fracking Techniques?” DeSmogBlog reports regarding “the fracking industry operating in California’s Santa Barbara Channel,” that “Federal ... [Published Tiger Comm - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Carbon crash – solar dawn

I think it’s time to call it. Renewables and associated storage, transport and digital technologies are so rapidly disrupting whole industries’ business models they are pushing the fossil fuel industry towards inevitable collapse.Some of you will struggle ... [Published Renew Economy - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

No, Renewables Aren’t Going to Blow Up the Grid

The German experience shows that there are some real challenges associated with renewables integration. But they're not technical -- they are mostly related to rate structures, the high cost of legacy renewable energy subsidies and overlapping energy ... [Published Greentech Media - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Are US Natural Gas Exports an Effective Way to Counter Russia?

U.S. natural gas is being touted as a tool to weaken Russian President Vladimir Putin's influence in Europe. But how effective would an export strategy really be? In this week's show, we'll look at the reality of using American natural gas as a geopolitical ... [Published Greentech Media - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 06 2014 - Updated Mar 06 2014 - 1 reports

European Energy Companies Failing to Adapt

A cites analysts who find that to maintain even diminished profits, the largest European Union utilities will have to shut down most of the fossil fuel capacity added in the last ten years. SocialFunds.com -- The concept of stranded assets—the fossil ... [Published Social Funds - Mar 06 2014]

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Solar Plus Storage: Could a ‘Utility in a Box’ ... [Published Greentech Media - Apr 11 2014]
SolarCity’s New $70M Securitized Rooftop Solar ... [Published Breaking Energy online - Apr 08 2014]
China is beating us in the burning-coal race [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 07 2014]
One Sustainability App to Rule Them All? [Published The Energy Collective - Apr 05 2014]
Imagining the Future of Connected Buildings [Published Greentech Media - Apr 03 2014]
SolarCity’s New $70M Securitized Rooftop Solar ... [Published Greentech Media - Apr 03 2014]
Can Bidgely or PlotWatt Compete With Opower in ... [Published Greentech Media - Mar 25 2014]
» Five Energy Stories Worth Reading Today (3/18... [Published Tiger Comm - Mar 19 2014]
Carbon crash – solar dawn [Published Renew Economy - Mar 19 2014]
No, Renewables Aren’t Going to Blow Up the Grid [Published Greentech Media - Mar 18 2014]
Are US Natural Gas Exports an Effective Way to ... [Published Greentech Media - Mar 12 2014]
European Energy Companies Failing to Adapt [Published Social Funds - Mar 06 2014]
MIT ENERGY CONFERENCE FEBRUARY 21 - 22, 2014 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jan 27 2014]
A solar energy system is installed in U.S. ever... [Published Daily Kos - Jan 08 2014]
New Jersey Senate Takes On Chris Christie Over ... [Published Think Progress - Dec 13 2013]
Kirk Key relocates [Published Canton Repository - Oct 18 2013]
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MIT ENERGY CONFERENCE FEBRUARY 21 - 22, 2014 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jan 27 2014]
__________________________________________________________________________________________ MIT  ENERGY CONFERENCE         FEBRUARY 21 - 22, 2014___________________________________________________________________________________________________ AgendaFriday, ...
A solar energy system is installed in U.S. ever... [Published Daily Kos - Jan 08 2014]
We can do this. The positive news about solar energy is coming fast and furious. Stephen Lacey writing at Green Tech/solar gives us the uplifting stats on new solar installations in U.S.:A lot happens in America every four minutes. During that short ...
New Jersey Senate Takes On Chris Christie Over ... [Published Think Progress - Dec 13 2013]
CREDIT: AP After Gov. Chris Christie backed out of a successful regional carbon emissions trading program in 2011 and has vetoed any attempt to rejoin, New Jersey state senators have decided to let the voters dictate whether the state should participate. ...
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