To identify new technologies, strategies and program approaches that utilities can implement to conserve energy.
The goal of the Conservation Applied Research and Development (CARD) Grant Program is to identify new technologies, strategies and program approaches that utilities can implement to help achieve the annual state energy conservation goal of 1.5 percent as established by the Next Generation Energy Act of 2007. Recent projects are described below.
Cloud-based energy efficiency data management system being developed by Energy Platforms.
Replacing older less-efficient street lamps represents a real opportunity for reducing energy use.
Exhaust heat recovery has best potential in large restaurants and institutional kitchens.
Analysis of daylighting controls demonstrates import of proper commissioning.
Over $2.3 million in grants were awarded in three different funding topics.