All Posts Tagged With: "energy efficiency"
The U.S. Department of Energy will increasingly focus dwindling energy-efficiency and renewable-energy funding on projects to make the nation’s manufacturing more energy efficient, and to develop energy technologies that can be built domestically, a senior DOE official said this week.28Mar2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Despite his rhetoric about climate change, President Obama’s Administration continues to delay implementation of energy efficiency standards for appliances and equipment that are among the most successful ways to quickly cut energy consumption and contribute to economic growth.18Feb2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
This SWEEP report from the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project shows that every dollar invested in utility energy efficiency programs returns more than two dollars in savings on business and household utility bills, with potential to create an economic windfall of $20 billion for six southwestern states.9Oct2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s International Energy-Efficiency Scorecard ranked the world’s 12 largest economies based on 27 measures. The United Kingdom ranked highest, with an overall score of 67 out of 100, while the U.S. scored 47.16Jul2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The data center industry consumes between 2% and 2.5% of the world’s total energy. Boulder, Colo-based Pike Research has issued a new report that explores global green data center trends with regional forecasts for market size and opportunities through 2016.24Apr2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
While jobs overwhelmingly top the list of national concerns,
the majority of Americans care about energy issues. More than three quarters of those surveyed said they are worried about a lack of progress in developing better ways to use energy efficiently and develop renewable sources.
Wyoming agricultural producers, small businesses and rural electric cooperatives all outside of Cheyenne are eligible for low-cost energy audits and renewable energy development assistance, but time is of the essences as applications are evaluated on a first-come, first-served basis.25Oct2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
In addition, the report from Pike Research predicts regulatory shifts, including more stringent codes and LEED requirements, will enable emergent HVAC technologies, which in some cases have been available for many years, to achieve market traction at last.29Sep2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Green House Data specializes in building enterprise level hosting facilities that utilize 40% less energy than its traditional data center competitors — all while being powered 100% through renewable wind energy.27Sep2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Can a push to reduce electricity usage reduce the need for new power plants in the Rockies despite the region’s population growth? Colorado illustrates changed thinking where utilities in recent years have started tackling energy efficiency with as much vigor as they once reserved for building new power plants.5May2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Among the findings: Companies and individuals tend to invest in assets and products they can see, feel and touch. Energy efficiency does not necessarily meet these criteria and must compete with other, more tangible business priorities.31Mar2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued