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Good Energy Donates to Red Cross after Hurricane Harvey Devastation

About a week after Hurricane Harvey, residents and businesses in Houston and southeast Texas are beginning to assess the damage from this powerful storm and massive floodwaters. The Red Cross estimates that 20,000 to 30,000 residents have sought safety in shelters. The flooding may last past Labor Day and covers an area about as large…

Good Energy Donates Time, Money to TEPA Hurricane Relief Efforts

While those affected by the recent hurricanes are rebuilding their lives, Good Energy has pitched in to help, too. Good Energy has donated money to The Energy Professionals Association (TEPA) relief efforts. And during the upcoming Annual TEPA Conference, Good Energy staff will join other TEPA members to volunteer time for Habitat for Humanity construction…

How Demand Response Can Save You Money

How would you like the electric company to pay you? It can, through demand response. Savvy building owners and property managers have come to rely on demand response. Through such a program, energy users receive payments to remove a portion of their energy consumption from the grid when asked. Demand response also helps prevent blackouts…

Good Energy Sponsors Sustainable Jersey for Fourth Year in a Row

Good Energy is proud to have sponsored this year’s New Jersey Sustainability Summithosted by Sustainable Jersey at the College of New Jersey. Good Energy has supported Sustainable Jersey and it’s sustainability mission since 2013, particularly as it relates to Government Energy Aggregation (GEA) in the state. Sustainable Jersey views GEA as a vehicle in which to…

Demand Response Flexibility Means Money- Saving Opportunity

Increasingly, demand response has been utilized by companies to manage energy costs. With the expertise and in-depth marketplace savvy of New York-based energy consultant Good Energy, commercial and industrial energy consumers can save money through flexible demand response models. Demand response is when a business removes a portion of their energy consumption from the grid during…

U.S. Mayors Unite for Clean Energy Solutions

Determined to protect the environment and find smart, affordable energy alternatives, mayors from across the country are uniting in an pioneering, grassroots initiative called Mayors for 100% Clean Energy. During the past year, American 25 cities have committed to transition to 100 percent clean energy as part of the Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 program.…

New York’s REV Program May Be the Future of Power Grids

Utility companies should evolve with technology and consumer demand, says Richard Kauffman, Chairman of Energy & Finance for New York and the Chair of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Board. As an innovative step toward the future, Kauffman designed New York State’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) program, which may…

Changing Supply & Demand Dynamic Creates New Energy Landscape

The on-going, evolving dynamic between supply and demand has created a continually shifting energy landscape, but these changes can be harnessed for greater efficiency with a new utility compensation model, according to Richard Kauffman, the designer of New York State’s innovative Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) program, during an interview with Forbes this past March. With solar…

Time-of-Use Rates Can Lead to Energy Efficiency

To address the changing energy landscape, utility companies have been proposing new rate models that may affect electric rates and consumer engagement in energy efficiency, according to recent research from The American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy. These proposed models break away from the two-part rate pricing – composed of a fixed monthly charge and a…

Village of Williamsville, NY, Considers Electric Car Charging Station

The Village of Williamsville, N.Y., board is considering a measure to install an electric car charging station for four vehicles – accomplishing one of the goals of the state’s Clean Energy Community designation. The village, a few miles northeast of Buffalo, would apply for grants for the electric car charging station and would be responsible…

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