Efficiency in Action, Program Implementation, Programs & Policy

New Training Program Will Educate 1,000 NY Workers in EE

5 Oct , 2020  

renewableenergyworld.com, 10/5/2020. New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced yesterday the Career Pathway Training Partnerships program, a new initiative that will train workers in high efficiency heating, ventilation and air conditioning and electric heat pump technologies. The program will target training over 1,000 workers and prioritize low-income New Yorkers and those residing in environmental justice communities, […]

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Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

Energy Efficiency Industry Sees Potential Path to Restore Jobs

19 Jun , 2020  

ase.org, June 15, 2020. It’s no secret that COVID-19 upended any expectations for what 2020 might look like, but the impact on the energy efficiency sector has been particularly devastating. At the end of 2019, the efficiency industry celebrated unprecedented growth with potential for an even stronger year ahead. But instead, the industry saw a shocking 413,000 jobs lost […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

COVID-19 Impacts Future of Energy Efficiency Industry

1 May , 2020  

This article was originally published on tdworld.com on April 30, 2020. Three to four weeks into the pandemic-caused national work shutdown, we began to see reports of load reduction trends from major North American power markets. Nearly every transmission and independent system operator reported loads at least 3% to 8% below normal. Ironically, one of the many […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Canada’s Green Energy Sector Supplies More Jobs than Infamous Tar Sands

5 Dec , 2014  

Tracking the Energy Revolution — released Tuesday by Clean Energy Canada, a climate think tank — defined clean energy jobs as any work involved in the production of clean power; in the manufacture of the related equipment; in creating energy efficiency technology or services…

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