Americans are buying bigger homes, using more appliances, and firing up more data centers than ever before. You’d expect electricity demand to skyrocket accordingly, but the trend is actually the opposite.
California is trying new ways to help homeowners, businesses, governments, and industries cut energy waste while continuing a 40-year record of energy efficiency success.
As more and more companies — think auto-makers, retailers, industrial and home builders — recognize the need to be more energy efficient, and are willing to pay to make that transition, more jobs are created.
Recent months have yielded substantial changes in Victoria’s Energy Efficiency Certificate market, with considerable price movements and a decline in supply coinciding with the previously announced alterations to the Standby Power Controller (SPC) methodology.
Boston, MA—The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) today releases its 2012 Annual Industry Report, painting the most complete picture of energy efficiency and demand response program activity available from a single source. Based on a survey collecting budget, expenditure, and impact data, the report covers both gas and electric demand side management in the United States and Canada. Expenditures and budgets continue to climb, with commensurate growth in savings.
Groom CEO Jon Guerster provides his take on the near future for efficiency.
Last week, the Groom Energy team had our year-end meeting, reviewing 2013 and discussing our draft 2014 business plans. We brainstormed about energy efficiency market trends and came up with three things to watch for in 2014 — one economic, one application and one fun, futuristic idea.
The market is expected to be dominated by cooling systems, which are estimated to account for more than eight deciles of the overall industry growth. Of the different macroeconomic and microeconomic factors influencing the growth trends worldwide, rise in the number of new households, increase in disposable income, surge in demand for energy efficient and environment friendly products, and need of product upgrade or replacement demand are seen as key determinants.