The Latest in Energy Efficiency
The world’s premier energy efficiency conference returns to the heart of American policy today. Headlined by the Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus, Whirlpool CEO Jeff Fettig, and Senator Mark Warner, the Alliance to Save Energy’s sixth annual EE Global Forum opens this morning at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
The Alliance to Save Energy (the Alliance), the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), Business Roundtable (BRT), the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy (the Chamber) issued joint letters to the president and Congressional leaders today urging them to advance energy efficiency.
Alliance to Save Energy President Kateri Callahan announced that the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA), the Alliance’s wholly-owned subsidiary created to advance energy efficiency in the Southeast, will become a standalone entity on January 1, 2014. Callahan made the announcement about the future of SEEA during the Alliance’s EE Global Forum held in Washington, DC.
“Today’s Senate confirmation of Dr. Ernest Moniz as secretary of energy is hugely important to achieving the goal of doubling U.S. energy productivity that is shared by the Alliance to Save Energy and our president. And the broad, bipartisan support that Dr. Moniz drew by a 97-0 vote demonstrates that it is possible to move important energy policy matters through the Senate.
The Alliance to Save Energy, Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), Business Roundtable (BRT), National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will discuss common ground on energy efficiency, an area that enjoys strong, bipartisan support.
The leading voices on energy and sustainability will convene on Washington for EE Global, the premier international energy efficiency conference hosted by the Alliance to Save Energy.
“Energy efficiency is on the move. With overwhelming across-the-aisle support, today’s committee approval sending Senators Shaheen and Portman’s energy efficiency bill to the floor proves once again that efficiency is a staple of bipartisanship even in times of gridlock.”