Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

Foundations Of Electricity Generation Are Shifting Dramatically

The democratization of energy is underway. Just as the internet and mobile phones have fundamentally altered how we communicate and access information, technological trends in the energy arena are leading us towards a future of decentralization where control over energy … Continue reading

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Efficiency Increases Productivity Without Cost Of New Generation

Energy efficiency makes our economy more productive at a lower incremental cost than simply investing in new power generation. A recent analysis concludes that 74% of new energy demand since 1970 has been met through energy efficiency measures in the … Continue reading

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NC Clean Energy Policies Boost Economy, Save Customers Money

A new North Carolina study reveals clean energy policies in that state created over 21,000 jobs and generated $1.7 billion in economic activity between 2007 and 2012. In addition, these policies are expected to result in $173 million in customer … Continue reading

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Hawaii Adopts Financing Similar To SC Co-op Pilot Program

The Hawaii Public Service Commission has embraced on-bill financing as a viable mechanism for financing energy efficiency and solar for utility customers. The Electric Cooperatives of SC have been piloting a similar project for energy efficiency. Read More

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Hope For Federal Clean Energy Policy

Can Congress come to consensus on clean energy issues? Some analysts are seeing signs of hope. Read More

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Utility CEO Vows Focus On Climate Change

A recently retired electric utility CEO from Entergy Corp vows to continue to push the industry and the nation to address climate change. Read More

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Clean Energy Tech Could Meet Nation’s Needs

Energy efficiency, solar and wind are rapidly changing the energy landscape across the country. Although further advances are sure to come, current clean energy technologies are already capable of meeting a large portion of our nation’s energy needs. Read More

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World Economic Forum Calls for Climate Action

Climate change represents a top tier concern at the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) upcoming annual meeting. The WEF is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political and academic leaders. Read More

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Energy Efficiency Evolves

The next generation of high performance building and energy efficiency programs are driving savings and investments across the country. South Carolina has made big strides in energy efficiency over the past few years, but there remains ample room for continued … Continue reading

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Santee Cooper Stresses Need for Efficiency

Officials from Santee Cooper highlight the need for action on energy efficiency in South Carolina. However, policy hurdles must be overcome before private and public funds can be leveraged to their fullest extent. Read More

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