BLOG TO SAVE ENERGY
February 11, 2019 :
Here we are in 2019 without any direct incentives for energy efficiency improvements in buildings and out-of-date incentives for electric vehicles. Congress should step up to address the problem.
February 6, 2019 :
The Alliance is advocating for a fix: adding a provision to the national model building code to require most new homes to include “EV-ready” circuits, which would allow charging equipment to be installed much more easily and cheaply.
January 29, 2019 :
Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium – the site of Sunday’s Super Bowl – turns out to be an energy efficiency showcase.
January 25, 2019 :
NASA has taken major steps to increase the reliability and resilience of its energy systems to meet its mission goals, even in the event of a power outage -- and reduce its energy costs at the same time. It's a noteworthy example of how government agencies, the largest consumers of energy in the country, can save energy and taxpayer dollars through performance contracts.
January 22, 2019 :
World-famous organizing expert Marie Kondo and her new Netflix show “Tidying Up” have inspired many to declutter their homes and lives. But tidying up doesn’t just apply to your clothes and belongings -- here are some tips on how to tidy up your energy use.
January 18, 2019 :
New York State Wants Drivers to Go Electric. Here’s How it's Preparing a Fast-Charger Network to Make That Possible.
Strategically located fast chargers that allow drivers to “fill up” in as little as 20 minutes are key to accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) throughout New York State. Once drivers know they’ll be able to get where they’re going without worrying about where to get their next charge, they can step into EV ownership with confidence and appreciate how lower-emission electric vehicles are affordable and fun to drive.
January 16, 2019 :
The Alliance is advocating for stronger codes for new buildings and renovations.
January 10, 2019 :
A new report from California shows how achieving an energy efficient transportation sector isn’t just about the efficiency of the vehicles themselves, but also about how communities are planned and built.
January 4, 2019 : :
How Can Energy Service Companies and Utilities Partner More Closely to Boost Systems-Level Efficiency?
What prevents utilities and ESCOs from closer collaboration? The Alliance will tackle this question by convening utility and ESCO stakeholders in a series of roundtables in 2019, to help find ways to align policies, programs and incentives that will facilitate a symbiotic partnership between these two large and influential efficiency stakeholders.
December 21, 2018 :
As we reach the end of the year and start thinking about our New Year’s resolutions, let’s take this opportunity to reminisce about the Alliance’s best energy efficiency moments of the year.