BLOG TO SAVE ENERGY
September 30, 2019
This Wednesday, October 2, is the fourth annual Energy Efficiency Day! EE Day is a great chance for you to join thousands of others to spread the message about energy efficiency. Want to show the world that you care about energy efficiency on Wednesday? Here are a few things you can do.
September 24, 2019 :
Because of a simple mistake in the law, companies will start to pay a de facto penalty in 2020 to upgrade their facilities to be energy efficient – unless Congress acts to fix the problem.
September 23, 2019 : :
Raising Energy Efficiency by 3% Annually is Key for the Climate. A New Coalition is Committing to Make it Happen.
A new coalition of countries, businesses and international organizations – called the Three Percent Club – committed at the UN Climate Action Summit today to drive an annual three percent global improvement in energy efficiency.
September 20, 2019
We Need to Reimagine Energy Efficiency for the Evolving Digital Age. Introducing the Active Efficiency Collaborative.
Energy efficiency’s work is needed more than ever in the face of the climate crisis and the challenges of energy affordability. But with our fast-expanding toolkit, our concept of energy efficiency needs to evolve to encompass new technologies. We call this opportunity Active Efficiency.
September 13, 2019 :
This Smart Neighborhood integrates high-performance homes, energy-efficient systems and appliances, connected devices, and a microgrid on a community-wide scale for the first time in the Southeast. Alabama Power explains what it does and how they made it all work.
September 9, 2019 :
We asked 2019 Star of Dynamic Efficiency, Pepco Holdings, to explain how they developed and instituted their programs to help customers save money and energy during peak energy usage periods. Here's their story.
September 5, 2019
The story of energy-efficient lightbulbs was misconstrued by one host in Wednesday's climate town hall.
September 4, 2019
Bipartisan Plan Aims to Put More Americans to Work in 21st Century Energy –- Including Efficiency Jobs
In one of its last moves before members of the House of Representatives headed back to their districts for the summer, the Energy and Commerce Committee advanced H.R. 4061, the Blue Collar and Green Collar Jobs Development Act of 2019. Now, as both chambers of Congress prepare to return to D.C. next week, this bill must be prioritized and moved across the finish line.
August 27, 2019 :
An energy productivity framework has shed light on the efforts of 21 companies that have collectively saved over 146 million MWh annually, equivalent to cutting more than 103 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions. Collectively, the reporting companies saved $55 million last year alone as a result of their energy productivity efforts through the EP100 initiative.
August 21, 2019
The internet is abuzz this week in response to recommendations from government agencies and others that folks can save energy by setting the thermostat during the summer months to 82 degrees at night and 78 during the day. If 82 at night is too hot for you – and it is for most folks we know – don’t fret. There are countless ways to save energy at home during the summer while staying cool.