May 1, 2022

Cooling a Warming Planet:  What Homes in Texas and New York Can Teach Us About Cooling Demand Around the Globe

  Pecan Street draws on our network of volunteer research participants to examine cooling loads in different parts of the United States. Our data show that cooling loads differ based on location, building characteristics, cooling systems, and human behavior. Understanding how these factors interact will be crucial to managing cooling load growth over the next […]

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November 17, 2021

Behind The Meter Storage and 4CP in Texas

This paper summarizes the benefits of behind-the-meter (BTM) assets that can decrease a utility’s net transmission cost through 4 Coincident Peaks (4CP) reduction. The report highlights the lessons learned for the management and control of residential energy storage systems (ESSs). The data shown here is extracted directly from assets installed by Pecan Street Inc. in […]

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September 23, 2019

Electric Texas: Emission and Grid Impacts of All-Electric Residential Heating

This paper examines the possibility of converting all residential heating in the ERCOT service area to electric. The switch could achieve significant reductions in climate and local air pollution as well as save Texans money through lower monthly utility bills. This whitepaper is based on a technical analysis conducted by IdeaSmiths. To download the whitepaper, please […]

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