Energy Efficiency & Demand Response Keep Power Flowing in Extreme Weather

Something extraordinary occurred this winter that kept the lights on and people warm during record-breaking cold. Energy efficiency and demand response emerged to save the day, preventing potentially life-threatening power shortages across much of the Midwest and Northeast. The subzero weather strained more than just our patience; it put a serious … [Read more...]

Reports of Clean Energy’s Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

By Guest Blogger Stephen L. Cowell October 31, 2011 If the notion "he who lives by the subsidy dies by the subsidy" is true, then oil, gas and nuclear companies must be dying a thousand deaths. "A Sad Green Story," the recent New York Times article by David Brooks, is way off the mark with where we need to go as a country and as an entire … [Read more...]