Three jokers in the energy deck

By Elisa Wood January 18, 2012 This is the era of Big Oil. Could the next be the era of Big Efficiency? A new report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy suggests the possibility. Re-invented with today’s smart energy technologies, energy efficiency could displace 40 to 60 percent of our total energy needs by the year 2050, … [Read more...]

Where to find energy efficiency business opportunities

By Elisa Wood February 2, 2011 No one would disagree that this is a good time to be in the energy efficiency business. Another report, this one out last week, signals just how good. Conducted by Comverge, the survey of more than 100 US utilities found that 92% plan to increase their efficiency budgets by at least 10% in 2011. Comverge also found … [Read more...]

International plan makes efficiency top priority

By Elisa Wood July 8, 2010 While several clean energy technologies play an important role in reducing carbon dioxide emissions, none compare to energy efficiency, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency. “Increasing energy efficiency, much of which can be achieved through low-cost options, offers the greatest potential for … [Read more...]