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December 6, 2022

News

Streamlining Home Assessments for Energy Justice

By Hayley Hanway, University of Michigan – Ecoworks, Pecan Street, Jefferson East, and the University of Michigan are helping Detroit homes to benefit from decarbonization, electrification, and renewable energy... Read More

October 19, 2022

Blog Post

Your EV Webinar Questions Answered

By Scott Hinson – Thank you for joining Cavan Merski and me for our recent webinar about EV charging trends. We’re following up with answers to some great participant... Read More

August 31, 2022

Blog Post

Want to Save the Planet? Call an Electrician First. Better Yet, Become an Electrician Yourself.

By Richard Smith – We’ve heard for years that “we all have a role to play” in creating a cleaner economy. As the electrification trend ramps up, we’re about to see just how critical electricians will... Read More

August 26, 2022

Press Release

Inflation Reduction Act Sets United States on Path to Clean Energy Economy

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 sparks the country’s largest investment to address climate emissions and rapidly accelerate the transition to clean energy. Following is a statement from Suzanne Russo, CEO, Pecan Street... Read More

July 28, 2022

Blog Post

Digital Dirt Update: Using AI/ML to Advance Soil Carbon Sequestration

By Scott Hinson– Pecan Street’s Digital Dirt initiative was designed to accelerate the development of cost-effective ways to predict how land management practices can increase soil organic carbon, a promising climate solution. The next generation of... Read More

July 22, 2022

Blog Post

Help Save The Grid, Get Free Stuff: Our New Study Needs 50 More Participants in Austin

By Rachel Jenkins, director of operations, Pecan Street Inc. – Want to reduce your home’s grid impact without turning up your AC? You may be a perfect fit for a study we’re conducting with the University of Michigan that will test automatic,... Read More

July 19, 2022

News

Canary Media: Smart Electric Panels in Homes Could Prevent Overtaxing the Grid

Canary Media – Utilities are worried that homes switching to electric heating, electric cooking and electric-vehicle charging will create major new strains on their power grids. And homeowners looking to go all-electric face steep costs if they need to... Read More

July 15, 2022

News

Pecan Street on KXAN: Why One Austin Neighborhood Tracks Energy Use Down to the Circuit

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Every light bulb, microwave and electric vehicle charger — tracked! That’s what around 300 homes are doing in the Mueller neighborhood in east Austin. They’re doing it as part of a research project called Pecan Street, and the... Read More

July 14, 2022

Blog Post

During Texas’ Heatwave, Every Degree Matters. And so Do Conservation and Efficiency.

By Scott Hinson, chief technology officer, Pecan Street – For the second time in a week, Texas’ grid operator (ERCOT) and local utilities yesterday issued “calls for conservation” as the state bakes under a prolonged heatwave. Among the requests:... Read More

July 7, 2022

Blog Post

Pecan Street’s JupyterHub Can Help Rapidly Scale and Iterate Your Research

By Cavan Merski, data analyst, Pecan Street – To allow better access and more sophisticated analysis of this data, we launched our own Jupyterhub, a multi-user server for Jupyter Notebooks designed to support large-scale analysis by using GPU and... Read More

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