Energy Update - 01/07/2019 (Plain Text Version)
Renewable Energy Trends for 2019
2019 is forecasted to be an impactful year for sustainable energy generation
According to a recent Forbes report, the rapidly evolving clean energy landscape is getting ready to see more sustainable energy generation this year. This week, we look at three renewable energy trends to watch in 2019.
Renewable Energy Agreements
Currently, over a hundred cities around the globe report that over 40 percent of their energy production is fully operational with 100 percent renewable electricity. Furthermore, 158 companies including global brands Apple, Nike and P&G have pledged to transition to 100 percent renewables in a move to commit to a cleaner planet.
Microgrids and Artificial Intelligence
Software developed by tech company XENDEE is expected to provide advanced solutions that allow microgrid designs to be completed in a single day. This trend is expected to shape the clean energy industry and provide optimized solutions for renewable energy users.
Battery usage is increasing on both the residential and commercial scales. Energy storage technology is forecasted to improve and provide more cost efficiency. It is projected that energy storage will continue to be a core component of energy technology in the year ahead.To learn more about the latest renewable energy solutions to achieve this year's sustainability goals, visit our website or call 1-844-4ASK-WGL to speak with one of our energy experts.