POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for Mar. 4, 2016

Renewable investment reached $367 billion; FERC Order 745 to stimulate demand response growth


POV: Power Breakfast

A nearly daily update of energy-related news:

  • Clean energy investments reached $367 billion in 2015 as reported by CNBC and Clean Energy Canada. This record breaking sum was reached despite competition from low cost fossil fuel sources.
  • FERC Order 745 to stimulate faster growth in demand response markets according to the EIA. The decision “is expected to result in faster growth in demand response in the wholesale electricity markets that cover about 60% of U.S. power supply,” the EIA said.
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