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  • Pilot Accreditation Program for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Certificate Programs Underway

     The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. (IREC) are pleased to announce the four certificate-awarding entities that are currently participating in the ANSI-IREC pilot accreditation program ...

  • Seattle expands energy efficiency buildings program

    The City of Seattle is sending letters to the owners of 8,000 buildings this week informing them of its new building energy-efficiency program. The program aims to help building owners and managers reduce their energy costs through benchmarking - or measuring and rating a building's energy performance. By benchmarking, owners get insight into how their building uses ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • States and utilities leading on industrial energy efficiency programs

    States and utilities invested over $811 million in industrial energy efficiency programs in 2010, far exceeding the spending by the federal government and other national-level programs. Nationwide, all industrial energy efficiency programs spent well over $1.1 billion in 2010, according to a new report, Money Well Spent: Industrial Energy Efficiency Program Spending in 2010, released today by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Demand Response and Energy Efficiency Programs in an IoT World

    The Internet of Things (IoT) has ushered utilities and electricity providers into a world of connected devices -- smart thermostats, hot water heaters, dryers, EVs, pool equipment, etc.  This presentation at the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • States and utilities leading on industrial energy efficiency programs

    States and utilities invested over $811 million in industrial energy efficiency programs in 2010, far exceeding the spending by the federal government and other national-level programs. Nationwide, all industrial energy efficiency programs spent well over $1.1 billion in 2010, according to a new report, Money Well Spent: Industrial Energy ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Vectren Expands Electric Energy Efficiency Programs

    Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana (Vectren) (NYSE: VVC) received Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) approval yesterday to implement additional electric energy efficiency programs, known as Conservation Connection, for its customers in southwestern Indiana. The expanded programs are the result of a collaborative effort between the utility and the Indiana Office of Utility Consumer ...


    By Marketwire

  • Nicor gas launches new energy efficiency program

    Starting today, May 1st, Nicor Gas customers will have the opportunity to save energy and money through the new Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program (EEP). The program offers rebates, ideas, and tools to help Nicor Gas residential and business customers use energy wisely. 'The Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program provides rebate incentives to residential and commercial customers who choose to ...

  • ANSI and IREC Announce Pilot Accreditation Program for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

     ANSI and IREC Announce Pilot Accreditation Program for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Applications accepted through January 17, 2012 NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute ...

  • White House Publishes Mid-Century Strategy For Deep Decarbonization

    On November 16, 2016, the White House filed the Mid-Century Strategy for Deep Decarbonization with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change under the Paris climate deal. The strategy highlights the role that U.S. government-funded research, development, and demonstration ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Leveraging Data in Moving Towards the Smart City

    Cities, no matter what size, all want to use data to inform their day-to-day operations and strategic forecasting. Most megacities have already developed the organizational, technical, and analytical foundations to leverage their data while some of the small to medium cities are still working to develop that capability.  A special panel session at the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • California approves biggest energy efficiency program in the country`s history

    California today approved the biggest utility energy efficiency program in the country’s history that will result in lower utility bills, cleaner air for Californians, and move the state a step closer to implementing its landmark Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32), according to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).  “This investment in California’s clean energy economy is just what we ...

  • Germany Launches New Energy Efficiency Program for Small Businesses

      Germany's new program to help small and medium-sized businesses implement new energy-efficient technologies takes effect today. Cost-efficient reduction of energy consumption and smart management of the energy supply are priorities for Germany, which already generates more than 20 percent of its electricity supply from renewable sources. Germany Trade & Invest industry experts will ...


    By Germany Trade & Invest

  • Vectren Receives Approval to Continue Indiana Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Programs

    Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana (Vectren) (NYSE: VVC) received approval today from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to extend its natural gas energy efficiency programs known as Conservation Connection for another four years. Having originally received IURC approval in 2006 as the product of a collaboration between Vectren and the Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor ...


    By Marketwire

  • NSTAR Selects World Energy Solutions for Municipal Efficiency Program

    World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has been selected by NSTAR, the largest Massachusetts-based, investor-owned electric and gas utility and a Northeast Utilities company (NYSE: NU), as an approved contractor within its Municipal Program. The program is designed to help municipalities in Massachusetts save money on energy ...


    By World Energy Solutions, Inc.

  • Camda President discusses energy efficiency in Dongguan Broadcasting interview program

    Camda president, Mr.Shen Jianshan is invited on Sept.18 to join a weekend interview program of Dongguan Broadcasting, discussing energy efficiency and new energy, together with a municipal official and another enterprise representative. Mr.Shen talks about energy saving in the field of generator, which is what Camda has been dedicated to. Camda has been engaged in energy and power, and president ...

  • US$100m pilot program in China to promote energy efficiency

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is funding a pilot program in Guangdong to bring energy-efficient technology to major power consumers in the heavily industrialized southern province of Guangdong, the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Under the Guangdong Energy Efficiency and Environment Improvement Investment Program, ADB is providing long-term, low-cost financing in the form of a US$100 million ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • IDB approves $350,000 grant to Honduras for energy efficiency and biofuel programs

    The Inter-American Development Bank today announced the approval of a $350,000 grant from its Fund for Special Operations to support energy efficiency and biofuel programs in Honduras, as part of the Bank’s Sustainable Energy and Climate Change (SECCI) Initiative. The grant will support preparation of investment plans and loans for energy efficiency measures and the development of technical ...

  • Energy efficiency creates jobs

    A study released today shows that BC Hydro"s electricity conservation and efficiency activities will create 193,000 jobs in the province over 30 years - an average of 6,400 jobs annually. The findings are presented in the Power Smart Employment Impacts Study [PDF, 888 Kb] completed by G.E. Bridges and Associates, a B.C.-based independent research firm commissioned by BC Hydro. "We already know ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Best states for energy efficiency

    If you live in Connecticut, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, North Carolina, New Jersey or Ohio your state is doing something right - a lot right - when it comes to energy efficiency. The ten states deserve kudos, in that order, for policies that encourage energy efficiency, according to a report issued this week by the Center for American Progress and Energy ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cascade Energy, Inc. selects eSight energy management suite to manage complex data sets for their energy efficiency programs

    Cascade Energy, Inc., a full service industrial energy-efficiency consulting firm, selects eSight energy analysis suite to manage energy data for their extensive range of industrial and utility clients.  eSight’s robust data analysis tools provide the foundation for Cascade to custom build energy management programs designed to help industrial companies reduce their energy consumption ...


    By eSight Energy

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