ROAD MAP TO OUR FUTURE Entergy New Orleans has filed the most recent draft of their Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), outlining the projected energy needs of New Orleans for the next 10-20 years. Entergy New Orleans’ draft IRP states that the need to provide reliable energy year round, including the hottest days of the year, are […]
With a new year comes new goals and possibilities. A landmark global climate agreement was reached at COP21 and now the work must begin! As we move forward into what will hopefully be a new era of energy use and generation, we thought it would be nice to clear up a few terms that people […]
Synopsis: Entergy New Orleans' analysis of Residential Rooftop Solar in Orleans Parish.
After an upsetting retraction of the Energy Efficiency rules last Wednesday, the nation has turned its attention to the State of Louisiana. The rest of the nation recognizes Louisiana’s need for energy efficiency. It’s time for us to get on board! http://www.businessweek.com http://www.forbes.com As the battle for the Energy Efficiency rules continues on, we’ve made tons of […]
On Wednesday, February 20, 2013, Entergy New Orleans hosted the first public conference on the New Orleans Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which will determine New Orleans’ energy future for the next 20 years. Entergy New Orleans representative, Jim Lanning presented a plan that is uninspiring and lacks vision. Entergy New Orleans plans to meet the city’s needs by relying on […]
Check this out! The Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century created this interactive map to track renewable energy developments across the world. How does your country stack up?
Liquid air could work better than batteries or hydrogen for storing excess energy produced from wind turbines or other renewable energy sources during off-peak times, according to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. A company in the United Kingdom is testing how the liquid air method—originally developed to power vehicles—could help use some of this “wrong-time” energy. The method would […]
The United Nations Environmental Program published a report this year that explains investment trends in renewable energy. As outlined in the graph, $257 billion dollars was invested in renewable energy in 2011, a growth of 17% from 2010. In just 7 years, from 2004 to 2011, investment in renewable power and fuel has seen a […]
The Louisiana Public Service Commission adopted a Renewable Energy Pilot Program in the middle of 2010 to test out the feasibility of having a renewable portfolio standard in place that would oblige utilities to source a fixed percentage of their power from renewable energy sources. With the pressure to shift towards renewable energy comes innovation […]