Industrial processes, commercial and residential buildings, and agriculture need national, state, and corporate initiatives to achieve the US’s goal of net zero by 2050.
Demand for ESG-focused investments has grown markedly in recent years amidst growing environmental, social, political and financial pressures. For heavy emitters, like cement, however, committing to net-zero standards is much easier said than done.
The Brookville Smart Energy Bus Depot is a shining example of how society’s transition to clean energy will simultaneously create good paying jobs, reduce carbon emissions and fortify critical infrastructure.
An infrastructure first approach can not only help to overcome grid capacity constraints, but also help to strengthen the resilience and sustainability of the electricity supply. Additionally, a public-private partnership can address funding challenges through an Energy as a Service model.
The private sector is ready to invest in California’s energy transition, but the state’s regulatory environment is outdated.
Developing on-site electrification infrastructure may not be as quick as plugging a charger into the utility’s supply, but with the emergence of Energy as a Service as a larger umbrella to capture all of the backend infrastructure required to transition to a clean fleet, it no longer has to be more expensive and complicated for the fleet owner.
With already constrained budgets, it’s important to arm school districts with the insight they need to make smart and strategic electrification investments.
With the emergence of new private financing vehicles that can be coupled with federal and state grants and incentives, microgrids are an increasingly economically viable solution proven to deliver infrastructure wins nationwide.
Transportation electrification has a new option in the Energy as a Service solution, with several nuanced benefits and outcomes outside of sustainable, resilient power.
Forward-looking organizations are thinking about energy as a key factor in their market competitiveness and seeking solutions to overcome the capital and risk barriers that come with energy infrastructure upgrades.