Washington, D.C.—Building on $2 billion in financing commitments from the private sector for energy efficiency updates to commercial buildings under the President’s Better Buildings Challenge, the U.S. Departments of Energy and Housing and Urban Development today expanded the Challenge to multifamily housing such as apartments and condominiums and launched the Better Buildings Accelerators to support state- and local government-led efforts to cut energy waste and eliminate market and technical barriers to greater building efficiency.
Effective and appropriate baselines are critical for accurate and defensible estimates of program savings.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has issued an amended demand response study, proposed changes to the demand response program methodology and the potential implementation of a full wholesale price suppression study. The Commission voted 5-0 to approve the Tentative Order which provides further information on details related to the previously issued demand response study and the demand response model previously implemented by the utilities.
Yesterday morning, representatives from National Grid, Energy Source and Citizens Bank came together to announce the results of an economic impact study showing National Grid’s energy-efficiency programs have provided jobs and savings to Rhode Islanders.
Several corporate leaders have volunteered to reduce energy use 20 percent by 2020 as part of the Better Buildings Challenge initiated by President Barack Obama. But that’s not the big deal.
Northeast Energy Efficiency PartnershipsLink opens in new window – close new window to return to this page. (NEEP) has announced that Anheuser-Busch’s Baldwinsville brewery will be recognized as the “New York State Business Leader Champion for Energy Efficiency” at the Northeast Energy Efficiency Summit in Springfield, Mass. on June 18-19, 2013.
Three out of four small businesses responding to a recent survey reported that, unlike much of the economy, sales for green products and services actually increased over the course of the recent economic downturn.Among those businesses, the greener the company’s practices, the higher their sales, according to a major new survey conducted by Green America (GA), EcoVentures International (EVI), and the Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO).