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Created on Monday, 16 September 2013 / Slideshow
Tags: Energy Efficiency, Shaheen-Portman, S 761, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy
September 16 -- Finally: a (relatively) small bill that could make a huge difference. And all of a sudden, because of the delay in a vote on Syria, it is on the Senate floor right now.  I'm calling ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 30 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Department of Energy, DOE, White House, energy efficiency, clean energy
August 30 -- The U.S. Energy Department proposed new efficiency standards that would cut expenses and emissions from commercial refrigerators and coolers, ending months of delay by the White House. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 16 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, White House, energy efficiency
August 16 -- Jimmy Carter first put them up in 1979. Ronald Reagan called them a joke and had them removed in 1986. And this week, nearly three years after promising to restore them as a sign of the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 30 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Boston, energy efficiency, emissions, software, planning
July 30 -- During the past year, the city of Boston completed 23 energy-efficiency projects that will save the city about $400,000 in yearly energy costs and will prevent the release of as much greenhouse ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 30 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy efficiency, legislation, climate change, costs
July 30 -- Following months of behind-the-scenes maneuvering, it appears the Senate will begin debate soon on critically important legislation which could help American consumers, businesses and the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 23 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Sustainable Business, clean energy, energy efficiency
July 23 -- Serious investments in improving the energy efficiency of urban transportation systems would have a huge payback for cities around the world to the tune of $70 trillion in savings, says ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 19 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy efficiency, federal government, DoD
July 18 -- Just as big businesses across the country, like Walgreens and Wal-Mart, have been installing solar panels on their roofs and cutting costs with energy efficiency, so too has the federal ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 12 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy efficiency, costs, savings, jobs, Michigan
July 12 -- Consumers Energy customers who participate in the utility’s energy efficiency programs since they were launched in 2009 have saved more than $360 million. >>View Article  ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy efficiency, buildings, federal, carbon emissions reduction, life-cycle cost effective
July 9 -- The Energy Department (DOE) on Tuesday will unveil regulations requiring new federal buildings to meet more stringent energy efficiency standards. The move comes as President Obama aggressively ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 03 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: jobs, energy efficiency, emissions reductions, regulation
July 3 -- President Barack Obama’s plan to use regulations to curb carbon-dioxide emissions from power plants could result in the U.S. economy adding jobs -- not losing them -- as well as lower electricity ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 28 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, businesses, energy efficiency, investment
June 28 -- Most small business owners support some of the climate control and clean energy plans outlined this week by the Obama administration, according to a poll released Thursday. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 26 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy efficiency, availability, ratings
June 26 -- The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has just completed its third national review of exemplary efficiency programs. With over 60 programs being recognized, one thing is ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 26 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy efficiency, Pennsylvania, financing
June 25 -- When it comes to making energy efficiency improvements to a home or business, the benefits are great: lower monthly bills, higher comfort and property value, but upfront costs can be a ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 10 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: IEA, global temperatures, energy policy, energy efficiency, low-carbon energy
June 10 -- A global climate deal that may come into force in 2020 will come too late to avert a global temperature increase of more than 2 degrees Celsius, unless governments swiftly implement four ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 07 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy efficiency, utilities, Oregon
June 7 -- An Oregon State University study suggests that utilities should be rewarded more for adopting energy efficiency programs. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 05 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy efficiency, Massachusetts, technology
June 5 -- A commitment to energy efficiency, success in attracting private investment, and state policies that support alternative energy sources have helped Massachusetts develop one of the nation’s ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 29 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: bipartisan support, energy efficiency, clean energy
May 29 -- Inside Washington, D.C., in recent years, energy issues have been tangled up in partisan politics, discouraging many of our fellow conservatives from joining the calls for reform. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 23 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable energy, DOE, energy efficiency
May 23 -- The Obama administration should be pushing hard for the development of renewable energy technologies even as the ongoing US gas boom makes them less economically competitive, the new head ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 20 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Las Vegas Sun, energy efficiency, clean energy, energy productivity, Nevada
May 20 -- NV Energy has demonstrated that it can help its customers cut energy waste. NV Energy spent $267 million on energy efficiency programs during 2007-12 — programs that have enabled households ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 26 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy efficiency, clean energy, energy efficient, mortgage, default
April 26 -- The risk of mortgage default is one-third lower for people with energy efficient homes, according to a recent study. Energy efficient homes can save up to $250 per month, Alic writes, ... [ +++ ]
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