ACEEE says 26 states now have developed a standard, representing 65 percent of U.S. electricity demand.
The Veolia energy company will develop energy efficiency measures for Branford, Durham, Guilford, Killingworth, Madison, and Westbrook
The Maryland Clean Energy Center has launched a the new Maryland Home Energy Loan Program, enabling Marylanders to access unsecured, low-cost funds for efficiency upgrades such as better insulation and higher-rated heating and cooling equipment.
Oil-soaked plastic boom material used to soak up oil in the Gulf of Mexico is finding new life in auto parts for the Chevrolet Volt.
Construction of a fuel cell with enough capacity to power 2,800 homes has begun on the University of California’s San Diego campus as part of a renewable-energy project to turn waste methane gas from the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant directly into electricity without combustion.
The governor of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo has proposed a project to replace 25,507 streetlights in the municipality of Othón P. Blanco with GE Evolve LED cobrahead street lights.
WEG Electric Corp. has released an energy savings calculator application for BlackBerry smartphone devices. In just a few quick steps, the app calculates savings gained from utilizing WEG variable frequency drives (VFDs) and/or electric motors.
The Plumbing Efficiency Research Coalition and the Australasian Scientific Review of Reduction of Flows on Plumbing and Drainage Systems will collaborate on the research.
The Electric Power Research Institute compared the energy use of frozen food cooking in microwaves, toaster ovens, and conventional ovens.
North Carolina's LID certification program, which will be discussed in the webcast, may be replicated nationally.
The Salt River Materials Group’s Phoenix Cement Company Plant in Clarkdale, Ariz., achieved a perfect efficiency record for the third straight year.
This is the fourth installment of a multi-part series on some of today's problems in land development and how innovative methods collectively known as "Prefurbia" can help overcome them.
NRG Energy Inc. is launching the nation’s first privately funded, comprehensive electric vehicle infrastructure in Houston, the start of a rollout across Texas, in 2011.
Sears and JCPenney stores in Maryland and California came in second and third, respectively.
This is the third installment of a multi-part series on some of today's problems in land development and how innovative methods collectively known as "Prefurbia" can help overcome them.
E3 projects are under way in Alabama, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
In its annual scorecard, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy rated the states and found Mississippi and North Dakota needed the most improvement while Texas and New Hampshire lost the most ground over last year.
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This is the second installment of a multi-part series on some of today's problems in land development and how innovative methods collectively known as "Prefurbia" can help overcome them.
The International City/County Management Association found that while local governments recognized the need to create sustainability, they generally have not been able to act on that knowledge.