Sustainable Electricity: Case Studies from Electric Power Companies in North America available in Paperback
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- Springer International Publishing
|Publisher:||Springer International Publishing|
|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Jessica Fox is a Sr. Program Manager at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), where she has pioneered work on ecosystem services, environmental markets, and sustainability. She leads EPRI’s Energy Sustainability Interest Group, a collaborative forum for electric power company sustainability managers to strategically advance sustainable generation and distribution of electricity; this effort includes over 40 electric utilities and is the largest collective group in the industry addressing sustainability. Ms. Fox manages the Ohio River Basin Water Quality Trading Project, which is the world’s first interstate credit trading program for nutrients. Her projects on ecosystem services and sustainability focus on creating a business case for day-to-day corporate decision making through the use of scientific models, cost-benefit considerations, and executive rational. Scientific credibility combined with proven success at teambuilding, conflict resolution, and fundraising allows Ms. Fox to execute complex, multifaceted projects. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences with focus on Molecular Biology from UC Davis, and a Master’s degree in Conservation Biology from Stanford University.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: Defining Sustainable Electricity.- American Electric Power: Stakeholder Engagement and Company Culture.- BC Hydro: How Demand Side Management Can Help Utilities Achieve Triple Bottom Line Outcomes.- Consolidated Edison Company of New York: Distributed Generation.- CPS Energy: Clean Energy, Community, and Business Vitality.- DTE Energy: Water Management.- Duke Energy: Engaging Employees in Sustainability.- Entergy: Climate Change Resiliency and Adaptation.- Exelon Corporation – Strategic Greenhouse Gas Management.- Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc.: The Rural Cooperative Perspective.- Los Angeles Department of Water and Power: Energy Efficiency For Our City and Our Customers.- Southern California Edison: Renewable Energy.- TVA: Balancing Aquatic Biodiversity, River Management, and Power Generation.- The Fourth Energy Wave: The Sustainable Consumer is Knocking.