Environment+Energy Leader held many energy events in 2020, covering topics from PPAs to grid services and energy storage.
Here’s our take on the top 5 Energy Events of 2020:
1. State of the Energy Market: Marrying Short-Term Changes with Long-Term Strategy
The energy landscape is at an opportune time where your organization can strengthen its strategy and prepare for the future. This means understanding extreme weather trends and shaping opportunities in the expanding renewables market.
2. How to Monetize Your Energy Assets With Grid Services
Grid services is a general term for electricity market participation that enhances the reliability of the grid. As grids evolve during the ongoing energy transition, they’re becoming more democratized. Markets are incentivizing flexibility with new revenue streams for customers, allowing new participants to monetize new types of assets.
3. Do Power Purchase Agreements still make sense following COVID-19 and low energy prices?
The pandemic has had a tumultuous impact on the economy and the priorities of companies around the globe. However, it is important for corporations to continue their pursuit of a sustainable energy strategy as evidence of their effort to reduce their carbon footprint, and promote the energy transition.
4. Case Study: How UMass Boston Combined Solar, Storage and EV Charging
The University of Massachusetts Boston recently developed a 25-year plan to make the campus more sustainable. As a major step in that plan, UMass partnered with Enel X to add solar, storage, and EV charging to their Boston campus. Their efforts recently led to a Project of the Year award from Environment + Energy Leader.
5. The Keys to a Successful Power Purchase Agreement
Power purchase agreements and virtual PPAs are one of the most efficient tools that businesses can use to reduce emissions. Yet despite their growing popularity, few businesses know where to begin in exploring the PPA purchase process.
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