Jeffrey Steele

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Utah’s Salty Solar Storage Solution

An unusual geological feature in central Utah provides the setting for a plan to create a 1,000-megawatt solar energy storage project.

Passive House Project Sets Record in the Bronx

Park Avenue Green, a new community in New York City’s South Bronx neighborhood, combines the cutting-edge technology of Passive House design with affordable housing for formerly homeless families and individuals.

CMBS Market Update

Commercial mortgage-backed securities origination has declined significantly in early 2019, though the falloff in volume this year may yet turn out to be more modest than the 10 percent initially projected. Read our latest CMBS Update.

California’s Record-Setting Virtual Power Plant

Launched last year via an Irvine Co. office portfolio, the initiative has saved utility customers $1 million to date.

Hawaii Peaker-Plus-Storage Plant Sets Record

The world's largest operational solar and storage system boosts Kauai's renewable energy supply to 50 percent.

PACE of Change

This innovative strategy for funding energy upgrades is progressing in some states while continuing to meet roadblocks in others.

Getting Ready for the EV Station Surge

More electric vehicles on the road means rising demand for charging facilities at commercial and multifamily properties. Is the investment worth the payoff?

The Year Ahead in Energy Policy: What to Watch

Experts advise getting out in front of expanded benchmarking, regulatory changes and other likely trends on the horizon.

Midwest Resurgence

As cap rates on the coasts fall, yield-chasing buyers and developers are eyeing the country’s center with renewed interest. What else is drawing them there?

The 2018 Vote: Energy Measures Yield Mixed Results

How the outcome of 2018 ballot initiatives will shape energy policy.

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