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"The End Is Near" For Incandescent Light Bulbs

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire - Shoppers who get ready for their annual trip to buy light bulbs due to the end of daylight saving time may be in for a surprise this year as traditional incandescent light bulbs begin to disappear. More...

Abe Lincoln's home gets an energy upgrade

Oct 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - William Hageman Chicago Tribune - There's a sense of pride in any job well done. But when Mark Patrick, vice president of Henson Robinson Co. in Springfield, talks about a recent project his company undertook, the sense of achievement is even more evident. More...

Ameresco to Partner with the City of Redmond for Comprehensive ESPC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & REDMOND, Ore. - Business Wire- Oct 29 - Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, and the City of Redmond, Oregon announced today they are partnering on a comprehensive $1.2 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) to improve City buildings and enhance efficiency. More...
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Kimco’s Illumi-Nation Program Sparks New Era of Lighting Quality and Efficiency for its Shopping Centers

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 29, 2014 - Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM), the nation’s largest publicly traded owner and operator of neighborhood and community shopping centers, today announced the formal launch of its Illumi-Nation Program, a property improvement initiative for exterior lighting systems that is expected to significantly reduce energy consumption and improve nighttime curb appeal. More...

Patrick Administration Awards $2.9 Million in Advanced Energy Efficiency Grants

Oct 28 - Targeted News Service - Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Maeve Bartlett today awarded $2.95 million in Pathways to Zero Grant Program Grants to assist 25 projects in various stages of development seeking to achieve advanced zero net energy usage, continuing the Patrick Administration's national leadership in energy efficiency. More...

NREL and Army Validate Energy Savings for Net Zero Energy Installations

Oct 28 - Targeted News Service - The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory issued the following news release: The U.S. Army (Army) has partnered with the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to increase energy security through improved energy efficiency and optimized renewable energy strategies at nine installations in the Army's portfolio. If all … More...

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By Fiona Jameson
On: October 3, 2014
Owning a business can be an expensive venture and when you're just starting out as a small business bills for electricity, water, the Internet, phone lines etc. can rack up pretty quickly so it's always more...
By Thomas Yoder
On: September 26, 2014
Many people value outside-the-box thinking, especially for its ability to see a new pathway forward. If you find yourself lacking in innovation, try implementing a disciplined approach to analyzing the order of things. What was more...
By Sarah Battaglia
On: September 23, 2014
The evolution of the utility industry has been pretty stagnant over the last hundred years or so. Power plants generate the electricity, it gets sent to your house through a network of wires and transformers, more...
By Richard Ware
On: September 19, 2014
For those who have been watching the ongoing climate debate about global warming, the increasingly hot summer months are a poignant reminder of that phenomenon whenever the monthly power bill arrives in the mailbox. more...
By Ron Patch
On: August 29, 2014
Even to people with no HVAC knowledge, it is obvious that the large air conditioning units in stores, factories and other large single zone HVAC applications consume massive amounts of energy. It's also intuitive that more...

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Smart Cities 2014

Monday Nov 3, 2014 - Tuesday Nov 4, 2014 - San Diego, CA - United States

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Gain real-world insight from market practitioners, technology firms, and energy utilities/marketers active in the demand response marketplace. About 150 industry professionals are expected to attend, including: energy utility/marketer professionals, regulatory, and business professionals responsible for demand response as well as more...

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