Saving Energy: bringing down Europe’s energy prices

A Report from ECOFYS Apart from the environmental benefits -notably, reducing greenhouse gas emissions- energy savings have significant economic benefits for European economies: (1) they reduce the amount of money businesses and consumers need to spend on energy, (2) they have positive effects on employment and (3) they decrease dependency …

Clean Energy’s Falling Prices and Expanding Markets Overshadow Challenges

Cleanwatch The e-Letter on Clean Technology from Clean Edge Welcome to Cleanwatch. Each issue offers the latest news, events, and other resources on clean energy, transportation, water, and materials. Clean Energy’s Falling Prices and Expanding Markets Overshadow Challenges By Trevor Winnie America?s divisive election year politics have once again turned …

Obama Gets Efficient: $4 Billion For Energy Efficient Building Upgrades

Obama Gets Efficient: $4 Billion For Energy Efficient Building Upgrades ClimateProgress and Center for American Progress: 07 Dec 2011 05:45 AM PST by Jorge Madrid and Matt Kasper Last week President Obama, with the help of former President Bill Clinton and other partners including the Center for American Progress, flexed …

New Analysis Tool Allows Users to Determine the Energy Efficiency Options Appropriate to their Communities

Today ACEEE releases a new user-oriented tool to assist local policymakers and stakeholders in advancing appropriate energy efficiency policies within their community. The Local Energy Efficiency Policy Calculator (LEEP-C) allows users to enter characteristics about their community, learn about and customize policy options, draw on a database of energy and …

Free to save

Free to save ‘The greatest source of energy in the future is finding ways to use energy more efficiently.’ No, this pronouncement was not made by Greenpeace nor by the European Insulation Manufacturers Association. It is a quote from ExxonMobil – from the 2010 edition of this company’s annual “Outlook …

Confronting the Smart Meter and Health Issue Link

Confronting the Smart Meter and Health Issue Link The connection of smart meters and AMI to health issues, crop circles, and alien abductions. Why Cars May Never Look the Same Again: LEDs Call it crazy, but solid state lighting opens a whole new door for car designers. TNG 2011: Software …