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Chevrolet Selects UW-Stevens Point for Renewable Energy Partnership

Oct 23 - Targeted News Service - The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point issued the following news release: The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point's sustainability efforts have caught the attention of a national automaker. More...

New USDA Program for Financing Energy Efficiency Awards $6 Million to Roanoke Electric Cooperative

Oct 23 - PR Newswire - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced today that Roanoke Electric Membership Cooperative has received one of the first loans from a new program of the Rural Utilities Service to finance improvements to the energy performance of utility customers' homes and businesses. More...

Central Plant Optimization Yields Up to 25% Efficiency Improvement for Pepco Energy Services' Chiller Plant

NORRISTOWN, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -  When Pepco Energy

Services (PES) wanted to find cost-effective ways to improve the

operations of its Midtown Thermal Control Center (MTCC) in Atlantic

City, it contacted Tustin Energy Solutions (TES), a commercial energy

management company located in Norristown, PA. More...

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Samsung and Earth Networks Partner to Boost Energy Efficiency via WeatherBug Home

GERMANTOWN, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 22, 2014 - A pilot energy efficiency program launching this fall in Texas from Samsung and Earth Networks, the parent company of WeatherBug and WeatherBug Home, will provide homeowners with actionable intelligence they can use to save energy, reduce their electric bills, and find the best energy service rate plan based on their personal energy use. More...

ACEEE: Massachusetts Tops California as Most Energy-Efficient State, While Arkansas, D.C., Kentucky, and Wisconsin are Most Improved

Oct 22 - PR Newswire - Governors and lawmakers in state capitals across the nation continue to take major steps to lower energy costs, reduce pollution, and save consumers money by increasing their states' energy efficiency, according to the findings of the 8th edition of the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). More...

Which States Are America's 2014 Energy Efficiency Leaders?

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) will hold a phone-based national news event at 11:30 a.m. More...

Articles 

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

Smart Cities is an Energy Central event established to educate utilities on the steps and paths to collaboratively develop smart cites in their region. At this event attendees will establish early relationships with key stakeholders; discover collaboration strategies that have more...

15th PLMA Fall Conference - Moving the Demand Response Cheese: How DR's Value Proposition is Evolving

Tuesday Nov 4, 2014 - Wednesday Nov 5, 2014 - Philadelphia, PA - United States

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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Utilities who invest in customer experience will boost revenue

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U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz announces US$53 million in funding for solar R&D at SPI

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