In January 2019, Logan Jacobson began working as a content manager with E Source. Previously, she researched energy-efficient technologies ranging from clothes dryers to dairy barn cooling systems. Her backgrounds in math, physics, and electronics helped her explore how technologies save energy and identify trends in energy-consumption data. She holds a BS from Beloit College, which she credits for her interdisciplinary passion for the art of communicating technical ideas.
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Read about 2 of the 20 energy technologies and trends that were particularly noteworthy in 2016: efforts to rein in energy use from cannabis cultivation and evidence that some smart thermostats can actually increase energy consumption.
An amateur chef on YouTube treats water as though it's free, but what does it actually cost? People in the energy industry have trouble justifying measures that would address the water-energy nexus because our society fails to appreciate the true value of water.
Because of the link between energy and water use, encouraging water efficiency could lead to profound energy savings, but very few energy utilities actively promote water conservation. Luckily, energy utilities can target inefficiencies in specific stages of water use to reduce energy waste.
Jonesing for some tech talk? Learn about some of our favorite new technologies and trends we're tracking by tuning in to our August Tech Roundup web conference and joining our technology roundtables session at the 2016 E Source Forum this fall. You'll get your tech fix and meet your tribe!
With 280,000 people preordering Tesla’s Model 3, electric vehicles might become mainstream in 2017. Tesla, Nissan, and Chevy will all release vehicles with 200 miles of range for $35,000 or less—providing enough range at a low enough price to make going electric tempting for almost anyone.