Will distributed energy end the utility natural monopoly?

Jun 29, 2016 — In this article featured in Electricity Policy, Steve Corneli and Steve Kihm discuss how continued improvements in distributed energy resources may erode or even end the natural monopoly characteristics of electric distribution utilities, requiring new regulatory and business models to preserve and... MORE

What's being said about our energy modeling capabilities?

Jun 24, 2016 — According to Architectural Products Editorial Director Jim Crockett, when it comes to window-to-wall ratio, Seventhwave is "sciencing the s*@t out of this kind of stuff." Read more. MORE

AASHE hosts webinar with Seventhwave and University of Chicago

Jun 24, 2016 — On June 22, Adam McMillen, director of energy consulting at Seventhwave and Mike Stopka, sustainability director at University of Chicago delivered a webinar on performance-based procurement for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. Watch the archived version. MORE

Infusing your design-build contract with energy requirements

Jun 23, 2016 — Seventhwave's Adam McMillen, director of energy consulting, and Dave Vigliotta, director of marketing and strategic partnerships, were featured in the Summer 2016 issue of Sustainable Chicago Magazine. Adam and Dave discuss our U.S. Department of Energy initiative Accelerate Performance and how... MORE

LBNL paper: A ‘distributed energy resource future’ imagines two paths

Jun 09, 2016 — A paper by Steve Corneli and Steve Kihm, Electric Industry Structure and Regulatory Responses in a High Distributed Energy Resources Future, is featured in LBNL's Lisa Schwartz's blog post in Greentech Media this week. MORE

Is it time to consider a reward-based approach?

Jun 07, 2016 — Millions of square feet are built every year that will not perform as expected. How can building owners and design teams share risk and achieve aggressive energy goals on new construction and major renovation projects? We need to demand more during the procurement process. Join us for a live... MORE

California PUC draft ruling adopts Seventhwave’s proposed incentive framework for distributed generation resources

May 31, 2016 — In April 2016, Seventhwave chief economist and principal Steve Kihm's co-authored paper, “You Get What You Pay For: Moving Toward Value in Utility Compensation,” was included in a draft ruling by the California Public Utilities Commission. Steve co-authored the paper in June 2015 with Ron Lehr,... MORE