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Mark your calendars for 2020 Energy Efficiency Finance Forum!

Want to know how financing can drive a clean energy future? Join us for the 13th Energy Efficiency Finance Forum (EEFF) — the premier conference for industry leaders like you — to explore cutting-edge initiatives and major opportunities to finance projects that save energy, reduce costs, and create jobs. You will have a one-of-a-kind opportunity […]

Here are six ways we have slashed US energy use by a fifth

By Steven Nadel, Executive Director

Major energy efficiency policies slashed US energy use by about 20% in 2017, saving a whopping 25 quads of energy —the amount used in California, Texas, and Florida combined.

Two US policies now at risk accounted for the majority of these savings. Vehicle fuel economy standards and appliance efficiency […]

DOE refuses public hearing on a proposal that could gut US appliance standards

 

DOE refuses public hearing on a proposal that could gut US appliance standards

By Andrew deLaski, Executive Director, Appliance Standards Awareness Project (ASAP)

The Department of Energy (DOE) has quietly issued a proposal that could seriously undermine US energy efficiency standards for many appliances and products — everything from air conditioners […]

Will vehicle automation help or hurt the environment?

By Kate Doughty, Communications Assistant

Many of today’s cars are already available with connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technologies such as adaptive cruise control and automatic emergency braking. Testing of fully autonomous vehicles is underway in cities and states across the United States, including Arizona, Texas, and Wyoming. And 22 US states and Washington, DC, […]

NHSAVES EARNS 2019 ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE AWARD

MANCHESTER, NH – NHSaves, a leader in guiding residential, commercial, industrial and municipal gas and electric customers toward energy savings through incentive-based programs, has earned the highest ENERGY STAR honor bestowed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.

NHSaves will receive the 2019 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained […]

Vermont accelerator Accel-VT now accepting applications for entrepreneurs focused on reducing fossil fuel use in heating or transportation

Accel-VT is seeking innovative, early-stage, energy companies focused on reducing fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in the heating and transportation sectors to participate in its business accelerator in Burlington, Vermont. The business accelerator, which is focused on helping early stage companies in climate economy innovation, is now accepting applications through April 28, 2019 […]

Vital Communities Partners with Eight Towns for Third Round of Weatherize Upper Valley

Weatherize Orford-Piermont-Lyme Team at the kick-off event at the Rivendell School in January, 2018. Image: Molly Drummond.

January 8, 2019 – An annual program hosted by nonprofit Vital Communities is helping many homeowners keep out the cold this winter, with more than 200 homes weatherized since 2016. Eight more New Hampshire towns join […]

Upcoming Commercial Energy Efficiency Trainings

Reduce building operating expenses and solve energy problems with this 1-day “Energy Efficiency for Commercial Building Managers” intensive training sponsored by NHSaves. The same program will be in four locations around New Hampshire- in Keene on 2/1, Portsmouth 2/13, Manchester 3/1 and Plymouth 3/14. Topics range from LED lighting, cold climate heat pumps, air sealing, […]

Can Utilities Incorporate Energy Efficiency into Their Core Business?

With performance incentives, they can.

Grace Relf

As the energy utility business model changes, more states are offering utilities incentives to increase energy efficiency by making it as appealing as traditional investments. ACEEE explores performance incentives for utilities in twenty-nine states, focusing on nine innovative states in particular.

New Jersey is one example. […]

LES January Webinar – NHSaves Button Up – Register Now!

Please register for Virtual NHSaves Button Up Workshop on Jan 17, 2019 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8364484526661443331

The popular home energy savings workshop, NHSaves Button Up, will be offered as a webinar on Thursday, January 17th, Noon – 1pm. This webinar will give you tips on how to improve the energy efficiency of your home. […]