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Quick Take - “Energy Harvesting” is a Huge Small Idea

The IoT, or Internet of Things, has increased the availability of data. Sensors are deployed to measure, for instance, temperature, infrared waves, motion, acceleration, levels, humidity or event proximity of other things. Sensors can be…

A Carolina Energy Entrepreneur Makes Connections

Think of a circuit breaker in your home or business. Now think of a circuit breaker without the old mechanical switch. A digital circuit breaker. That is the most basic idea of what a Charlotte entrepreneur, Ryan Kennedy, is doing. The publication,…

QUICK TAKE - One City's Step Toward Energy Independence

This city cut its carbon emission 30 percent. Its leaders decided that energy and environmental goals were more important than politics or old ways of work. Meet Burnsville, Minnesota. Here’s how the town did it.* Republican mayor Elizabeth…

Cool Energy Savings - Cool Energy Family

Need $150? Quick and easy. That may be possible with a critical eye on the refrigerator. A refrigerator is one of the big appliances that can take a lot of electricity to run. Old refrigerators can be energy hogs. (Old these days is probably…

Carolina 2019 New Year's Energy Resolutions

2019! Can you feel the energy? You will. Carolina electricity consumers have a chance to make a lot of changes in their energy use, so ECC is offering-up some ideas for our readers - 2019 energy resolutions. There's a quote from Louis…