BLOG TO SAVE ENERGY
October 17, 2018 :
We Read the UN Panel's Big Climate Report to Find What it Says on Energy Efficiency So You Don't Have To
The authors believe that “aggressive policies addressing energy efficiency are central in keeping 1.5°C within reach and lowering energy system and mitigation costs.”
October 10, 2018
In Congress's Recently-Passed Energy Spending Bill, Clear Instructions for the Administration on Efficiency Work
These provisions may not garner the same level of excitement as the increased funding levels, but they are just as important, if not more so, because they ensure that the allocated funds are used in the correct manner.
October 5, 2018 :
Energy-Efficient Buildings and Transportation will Drive Cleveland's Effort to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050
The plan sets out a vision for a more resilient city with improved quality of life for all residents through five focus areas, including energy efficiency and sustainable transportation.
October 3, 2018 :
Our 50x50 Commission Has Unveiled Recommendations for Cutting Energy Use in U.S. Transportation in Half. Now the Campaign Begins.
New technologies such as automated vehicles, ride-hailing, and electric and other alternative fuel vehicles provide us with a chance to reinvent how we move people and goods. With the right coordination, smart policy, and a strategy for capitalizing on this opportunity, we could use far less energy.
September 28, 2018 :
The third annual Energy Efficiency Day (#EEDAY2018) is coming up on October 5. We put together a list of ways you can get involved.
September 24, 2018 :
Natasha Vidangos of the Alliance, Terry Sobolewski of National Grid, and Brad Stertz of Audi discuss the 50x50 Commission's upcoming report on reducing energy use in U.S. transportation.
September 14, 2018 : :
This week, as global leaders gather at the Global Climate Action Summit, we need to ensure we are not only cultivating ambition, but also exploring collaborative clean energy solutions that address multiple challenges.
September 6, 2018
In mid-August, the Alliance to Save Energy led a bipartisan group of 11 Congressional staff to Seattle and the surrounding area to learn about energy efficiency technology and policy beyond the beltway. Seattle was a great location for such a trip as it combines strong leadership on energy efficiency issues at both the state and city levels and is home to many companies on the leading edge of energy efficiency technology.
August 29, 2018 :
Federal Buildings Use Far More Energy Than They Should. This Bipartisan Bill Would Help Cut the Waste.
The U.S. government spends roughly $6 billion each year on the energy consumed by people and systems within federal buildings. This cost is far higher than necessary because many older federal buildings are very energy inefficient and do not take advantage of new technologies that can shift, shape and integrate energy needs with innovative solutions. Upgrading the equipment and systems in existing buildings would be an investment bargain that saves money for decades, but it’s not happening nearly as much as it should.
August 16, 2018 :
Southern Company and its Alabama Power subsidiary are proactively simulating what one possible future may hold for energy providers and their customers with the first-of-its-kind Smart Neighborhood(TM). In a rapidly changing energy landscape, this initiative will help Southern Company adapt and continue providing clean, safe, reliable, affordable energy to the customers and communities served.