Energy Efficiency Market Report 2015 highlights cuts in greenhouse gases from investments in energy efficiency IEA, October 8, 2015. Image credit: PublicDomainPictures As the world prepares for the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris this year, the new book Energy Efficiency Market Report 2015 reveals that energy efficiency improvements since 1990 in IEA member countries avoided 870 million […]
The 2015 City Energy Efficiency Scorecard ACEEE, May 20, 2015. Image credit: tpsdave The second biennial ACEEE City Energy Efficiency Scorecard measures the progress of city policies and programs that save energy while benefiting the environment and promoting economic growth. We ranked 51 large US cities for their energy efficiency efforts across five policy areas: local […]
Amber Plante for Zondits, April 23, 2015 Grease your bikes and shine your solar panels: Experts are predicting that 2015 will be seen as the jump-start of the green energy revolution. There is a current shift toward efficient technology and energy solutions that’s gaining the right kind of momentum – the kind that, if it’s […]
9 Easy Earth Day Tips You Won’t Find Anywhere Else Renewable Energy World, April 17, 2015. Image credit: geralt You don’t have to buy a hybrid car or install solar panels to make changes that have a significant environmental benefit, save money, and are easy to do. Here’s a list of 9 Earth Day tips […]
Demand Response in 2015: Connectivity, new rate structures will fuel innovation Utility Dive, January 14, 2015 Demand response has been around since the 1970s, but this year could be poised for more growth than ever. Fueled by the expansion of high-tech devices, advanced networks and new rate structures, it’s no surprise many industry professionals foresee […]
There were high hopes for green energy when President Obama submitted his 2015 budget to Congress. The highlights of that budget included a $3.9-trillion proposal for investments in renewable energy and a commitment to focusing more on green technology — and less on older energy-intensive industries that produce significant carbon emissions.
Priorities in energy and sustainability management are shifting, according to an Ecova report that aggregates the findings from a survey of more than 500 C-suite executives, energy and facility managers, and finance and sustainability professionals at U.S.-based companies from a variety of industries.