KeyLogic Blog: Energy & Environmental Management

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  • Gas Pumps

    Analyzing the Transportation Fuel Constraints During Emergencies

    Apr 26, 2016
    The importance of transportation fuels – gasoline and diesel – during emergency situations come to the public’s attention after natural disasters, such as Hurricane Sandy.
  • Global Solutions

    How difficult is it to implement government-funded technology demonstration projects in a developing country?

    Aug 14, 2013
    Some challenges are associated with implementing government-funded technology demonstration projects in a developing country. The demonstration of a new technology in a developing country is necessary to ascertain that the technology is appropriate and to determine if some adaptation is necessary for it to work. Such projects are usually funded under bilateral agreements between the United States and a developing country or funded by the Agency for International Development.
  • Renewable Energy

    What type of Measurement and Verification measures should I require for my energy-savings project?

    Aug 13, 2013
    Measurement and Verification (M&V) of savings is a procedure to document and confirm that the estimated or guaranteed savings are being realized by the newly installed equipment, systems or operational changes that a site has implemented as a part of their energy project. The appropriate method of M&V depends on what type of equipment or measures have been installed at any given facility.
  • Solar Panel Upgrade

    What is an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC)?

    Aug 06, 2013
    An Energy Saving Performance Contract (ESPC) is a third-party financing mechanism that can enable building owners to fund energy-saving upgrades by leveraging utility (gas, electric, oil, water, etc.) savings from future utility bills and avoided operational expenses created by those same energy-saving upgrades.
  • Green Energy

    What is the Best Way to Calculate My Carbon Footprint?

    Jun 20, 2013
    Many home and business owners around the country are environmentally conscious by nature and are always actively looking for ways to contribute or make more meaningful impacts on reducing their greenhouse gas emission rates at the local level.
  • What are the challenges facing commercial deployment of CCUS? (carbon capture, utilization and storage)

    Jun 11, 2013
    Over the past century, the burning of fossil fuels for electricity generation has played a major role in providing inexpensive energy and enabling the United States to compete globally. However, concern over the impact of the buildup of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere on global climate change has prompted the United States to pursue the development of technologies that will allow the continued use of fossil fuels as a viable energy source while reducing GHG emissions.