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Episodios

  • 2021 Trends: Long-Term Climate Change, Cyber Threats, and Everyday Clean Energy

    2021 Trends: Long-Term Climate Change, Cyber Threats, and Everyday Clean Energy

    26/01/2021 Duración: 19min

    Matt Ketschke the new president of Con Edison of New York, and the new senior vice president of customer energy solutions, Lenny Singh talk about energy trends in 2021.

  • Saving Energy This Summer

    Saving Energy This Summer

    15/01/2021 Duración: 07min

    Saving Energy This Summer by Plugged In Podcast

  • Are Tides and Waves a Path Towards a Cleaner Energy Future?

    Are Tides and Waves a Path Towards a Cleaner Energy Future?

    18/12/2020 Duración: 09min

    Tidal energy is renewable energy harnessed by the natural rise and fall of ocean tides using technologies like turbines to generate electricity. It’s not widely used but can be more predictable than the sun and wind. Con Edison engineers in research and development are exploring its reliability and uses. Learn more in this episode of “Current Thought" and on our website: https://bit.ly/3rlq2Qm.

  • Vertical Solar Technology: When There’s No Place to Go But Up!

    Vertical Solar Technology: When There’s No Place to Go But Up!

    09/12/2020 Duración: 10min

    Move over rooftop solar panels, vertical solar farms are coming! With more than 10 million windows in Manhattan alone, Con Edison is keeping close tabs on the technology that can change a window pane into a solar energy generator, creating a new energy source without altering New York’s spectacular skyline. Learn more in this episode of our new podcast, “Current Thought."

  • “Ground Truth” Weather Stations Provide Hyper-Local Meteorology to Protect Utility Grid

    “Ground Truth” Weather Stations Provide Hyper-Local Meteorology to Protect Utility Grid

    18/11/2020 Duración: 13min

    Con Edison’s Bobby Kennedy, his team and the University of Albany are taking a hyper-local look at New York City weather. With 17 newly installed weather stations that measure wind, rain, snow, air and even river temperatures, providing hyper local data to find the so-called “ground truth.” With that data, trends can be better identified to drive decisions on everything from climate change to storm hardening the grid. Learn more in this episode of our new podcast, “Current Thought.”

  • “Quiet Jackhammer Shatters Rock With Electricity, Water and Barely a Noise

    “Quiet Jackhammer" Shatters Rock With Electricity, Water and Barely a Noise

    08/10/2020 Duración: 10min

    The idea sprang from NASA’s space exploration: a device that breaks up rocks without the ear-shattering roar of a pneumatic drill. Con Edison engineers are developing a “quiet jackhammer” for use in the streets of New York. Silvia Khurrum, senior engineer in Research & Development, explains the breakthrough in Con Edison’s “Current Thought” podcast. She says it hums like a vacuum cleaner. And that’ll be music to our ears.

  • High Tech Tools Adapted to Help Shield Against Coronavirus

    High Tech Tools Adapted to Help Shield Against Coronavirus

    08/10/2020 Duración: 13min

    Con Edison engineers are repurposing technology used to spot trouble in electric infrastructure to spot check for coronavirus. Thermal cameras, normally used to find temperature fluctuations in ductwork, ultraviolet lights and even safety glasses for field crews have new-found purposes in the effort to provide a healthy workplace. Learn more in this episode of our new podcast, “Current Thought.”

  • ENERGY INDUSTRY LEADER’S OUTLOOK ON CLEAN ENERGY FOR THE FUTURE

    ENERGY INDUSTRY LEADER’S OUTLOOK ON CLEAN ENERGY FOR THE FUTURE

    07/10/2020 Duración: 08min

    Con Edison’s Matthew Ketschke, senior vice president of Customer Energy Solutions, discusses key clean energy trends and what they mean for customers. Ketschke, who will become president of Consolidated Edison of New York on Jan. 1, offers his insights on: * Climate change * Renewable energy * Artificial intelligence * Electric vehicles * Geothermal heat pumps www.coned.com/CleanEnergyForAll

  • CON EDISON CLIMATE STUDY DETAILS PROJECTED IMPACTS TO ENERGY SYSTEMS THROUGH THE 21st CENTURY

    CON EDISON CLIMATE STUDY DETAILS PROJECTED IMPACTS TO ENERGY SYSTEMS THROUGH THE 21st CENTURY

    23/09/2020 Duración: 18min

    Extreme heat, coastal storm surge, inland flooding and more violent storms are the most significant climate-driven impacts to Con Edison’s energy delivery systems and its customers through the 21st century, according to a new report. The study coned.com/resiliency, evaluated present-day infrastructure, design specifications, and procedures against expected climate change to better understand its future impact on Con Edison’s energy delivery systems. Hear more from the report’s authors.

  • From Severe Weather to Pandemic, Energy Expert Outlines Challenges Ahead for Utility Industry

    From Severe Weather to Pandemic, Energy Expert Outlines Challenges Ahead for Utility Industry

    08/09/2020 Duración: 18min

    In the latest episode of “Plugged In,” noted energy expert Dr. Ted Kury of the Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida gives his take on the two big issues confronting energy companies in 2020: severe weather and the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Con Edison Employees Embrace Each Other in Trying Times

    Con Edison Employees Embrace Each Other in Trying Times

    10/06/2020 Duración: 22min

    Con Edison’s 14,000 employees joined with millions of people around the world in reaction to the police killing of George Floyd. But at the energy company, employees embraced each other to create something healing, loving, and honest. “People were looking for a way to talk about what’s going on,” said Catherine Lewis, a director in Emergency Preparedness and president of the employee resource group BU​ILD​. ​ So several employees from BUILD, which stands for Blacks United in Leadership and Development, and the O​ffice of Diversity and Inclusion set up TEA​MS sessions for them to come together. “It was like floodgates opened,” said Nicole Leon, director of Diversity and Inclusion. “This has hit on a sensitive nerve. People have been holding their true feelings in for years.” Hear more about this successful approach to employee/corporate communications in this podcast. For more information on BUILD, email BUILDerg@coned.com

  • COVID-19 Pandemic Teams Are Managing New Ways Employees Will Work

    COVID-19 Pandemic Teams Are Managing New Ways Employees Will Work

    10/06/2020 Duración: 23min

    The COVID-19 pandemic is transforming the way many of us work. For large, public corporations like Con Edison, that transformation covers a wide scope of departments and subjects, including protecting the health and mental well-being of employees, as well as assisting customers. Con Edison set up Pandemic Teams even before the virus became an epidemic. In this latest Plugged In podcast, Maureen Kreider, a board-certified nurse practitioner and manager of the company’s Wellness Center; and Lauren O’Connell, a manager of Emergency Preparedness, talk about how the teams have spent months managing these new challenges.

  • Easy Tips on How to Save Energy at Home This Summer

    Easy Tips on How to Save Energy at Home This Summer

    18/05/2020 Duración: 08min

    Listen to these easy tips to save energy and money - and help the environment - while working or studying from home this summer. A Con Edison energy efficiency expert outlines ways to save in the kitchen, the bedroom, all-around your home for yourself and the entire family.

  • Plugged In Episode 8: Unconscious Bias

    Plugged In Episode 8: Unconscious Bias

    21/01/2020 Duración: 16min

    We are all guilty of unconscious bias. At one time or another, people attach learned stereotypes, instant judgements, towards others. These hidden biases are unintentional and automatic. They are also harmful, even debilitating. Con Edison is launching training to curb unconscious bias among its employees in order to provide a fairer, more comfortable, more equitable workspace. Learn more about unconscious bias and how to remedy it here.

  • Plugged In 2020 Episode 2: Six Energy Trends For 2020

    Plugged In 2020 Episode 2: Six Energy Trends For 2020

    07/01/2020 Duración: 19min

    Con Edison’s Matthew Ketschke, senior vice president of Customer Energy Solutions, discusses key energy trends and what they mean for customers. Listen to Plugged In to hear what Ketschke has to say on: * Climate change * Renewable energy * Artificial intelligence * Electric vehicles * Cyber security * Geothermal heat pumps 
 Additional episodes of Plugged In are available here.

  • Plugged In 2020 Episode 1: Politics as Usual in Washington, But What’s Ahead in Albany?

    Plugged In 2020 Episode 1: Politics as Usual in Washington, But What’s Ahead in Albany?

    02/01/2020 Duración: 14min

    Not much is expected out of Washington this new year regarding the power industry. But the New York State legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo in Albany are expected to take action on several key fronts. One would be to appoint a panel to carry out the goals and emission restrictions required of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. Hear what else will be uppermost in the new year with our guests Jason Litwak and Christian Malanga with Con Edison's government affairs.

  • The Current War Podcast

    The Current War Podcast

    01/11/2019 Duración: 15min

    Con Edison engineers discuss the scientific principles in "The Current War," the new Hollywood movie about Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse.

  • Plugged In 2019 Episode 7: Battery Storage Breakthrough

    Plugged In 2019 Episode 7: Battery Storage Breakthrough

    30/10/2019 Duración: 10min

    It’s an exciting time for battery storage. Technology is improving and prices are declining. Energy storage - being able to save electricity made from the sun or wind for later use - is an increasingly vital keystone in our nation’s energy future. John Schaaf, managing director of Con Edison Battery Storage, part of Con Edison Inc’s Clean Energy Businesses, explains how solar energy can be saved for a rainy day, and how that improves our world.

  • Plugged In 2019 Episode 6: Climate Change and Your Energy Company

    Plugged In 2019 Episode 6: Climate Change and Your Energy Company

    25/09/2019 Duración: 12min

    Con Edison is challenging the federal Environmental Protection Agency to retain authority to utilize a wide range of regulatory measures to combat climate change. Listen to the podcast to learn why Con Edison joined the Power Companies Climate Coalition, made up of nine electric energy companies, along with 29 states and several environmental groups, to stop the EPA from weakening emissions control measures. “It’s the right thing to do,” says a Con Edison government affairs manager. If allowed, the changes would have a negative impact on utilities, their customers and the planet. Con Edison is the second largest producer of solar energy in North America, has reduced its own carbon emissions by 49 percent since 2005, and has invested heavily to encourage customers to consider solar, battery storage, energy efficiency, geothermal, and electric vehicles.

  • Plugged In 2019 Episode 6: Everything You Wanted To Know About Heat Pumps

    Plugged In 2019 Episode 6: Everything You Wanted To Know About Heat Pumps

    31/05/2019 Duración: 09min

    Con Edison's Anne Marie Corbalis and David Logsdon discuss Heat Pumps.

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