Electric Car
Blog | September 7, 2018 by Elizabeth Schroeder
September 8-16 is National Drive Electric Week! National Drive Electric Week is an annual celebration and outreach campaign, with the goal of increasing awareness of the benefits and widespread availability of electric vehicles (EVs). More
Beneficial Electrification
Blog | August 21, 2018 by Elizabeth Schroeder and Justin Margolies
In our 2018 Energy Outlook, we pointed to several emerging trends that are likely to shape our work in the future—including a cleaner grid, local focus, a growing energy storage market, and heat pump technology for space and water heating and cooling. While these developments are exciting on their own, the combination is indicative of a fundamental transformation of the power sector. More
Publication
Publication | August 14, 2018 by Justin Margolies
Beneficial electrification is the practice of electrifying energy end uses otherwise powered by fossil fuels – such as natural gas, propane, fuel oil, and gasoline – for the purpose of reducing cost and greenhouse gas emissions. Analysis suggests that aggressive electrification, coupled with supporting policies, could nearly double utility electric sales by 2050, while decreasing energy sector carbon emissions by 70 percent. Electricity providers, consumers, and the environment all reap the benefits! More
Blog | January 19, 2018 by Elizabeth Schroeder
WECC is proud to champion and deliver innovative energy initiatives. Along this journey, we are often inspired by other industry leaders who develop technologies, policies, and business models that foster a prosperous and sustainable energy future. As we look ahead to 2018 and beyond, several emerging industry trends are likely to shape the nature of our work here at WECC. Read on to discover how the way we use and create energy will continue to change this year. More