Energy Efficiency


New York State to Hold Low-Income Forum on Energy (LIFE) Series on Energy Issues Affecting Low-Income Communities

The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), in cooperation with the Low-Income Forum on Energy (LIFE) Steering Committee, announced an upcoming series of...

PG&E Calls for Proposals from Local California Renewable Energy Developers for Clean Energy Program

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced a call for proposals for renewable energy developers to build new projects for a clean energy program available to PG&E customers. The sites are for PG&E’s 

Manheim Affirms its Commitment to Conservation in Earth Month

In celebration of Earth Month, Manheim and its team members announce three key sustainability goals for 2017: offsetting carbon emissions by 3,000 tons at its facilities, saving 2.5 million gallons of water and achieving zero waste to landfill at...

First Two Months of 2017: Electricity from Renewables - Up 6.6% and Now 18.2% of U.S. Generation

According to the latest issue of EIA's "Electric Power Monthly" (with data through February 28, 2017), electrical generation by non-hydro renewables (including distributed solar PV) increased by 7.49% during the first two months of this year...

U.K. Just Went Without Coal Power for the First Time Since 1880s

The U.K. had its first full day without burning coal to make electricity since the Industrial Revolution more than a century ago, according to grid operator National Grid Plc. “Friday 21st April 2017 was the first 24-hour period since the 1880s...

ICC Partnership with ASHRAE, AIA, USGBC and IES Means Higher Performing Buildings will be Easier to Achieve

A unified green building code that could become the foundation for LEED certification was created in 2011, thanks to a partnership among ASHRAE, the International Code Council (ICC), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating...

Energy Transitions Commission Releases “Better Energy, Greater Prosperity” Report to Provide Realistic Pathways to Halve Carbon Emissions by 2040

Governments, investors and businesses must seize the opportunity to halve global carbon emissions by 2040 while ensuring economic development and energy access for all, but they must act now to accelerate clean electrification, decarbonization...

Blue Lake Rancheria to Launch Reservation Microgrid

On April 27th, Blue Lake Rancheria, a century-old Native American reservation in Northern California, will host an event celebrating the launch of a low-carbon community microgrid. The system will help power government offices, economic...

Boston Medical Center Unveils $15 Million Cogeneration Plant to Increase Energy Efficiency and Resiliency

Boston Medical Center is now generating much of its own electricity and heat through a natural gas-fired, 2 megawatt combined heat and power plant (CHP, or cogen), further enhancing BMC’s standing as the most resilient and greenest hospital in...

BuildingIQ Receives United States Patent for the Underlying Technology of its 5i Intelligent Energy Management Platform

BuildingIQ announces that it has received a United States Patent for Predictive Energy OptimizationTM (PEO) technology that serves as a cornerstone for its 5i Platform. The platform enables services ranging from ticket management, to...

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