How the Best States Support Energy Efficiency

What are states that support energy efficiency doing that other states are not? And the states that don't support energy efficiency--what are they doing wrong and why? Jeff Haydock, president and CEO of EcoCFO, a consulting firm, gives his point of view. He also explains what needs to be done to boost efficiency in general. … [Read more...]

Energy efficiency: What are the laggards thinking?

Why do some states avoid creating policies that encourage consumers and businesses to save energy? What’s the psychology of the laggards? A  report by the American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy sheds some insight as it examines the states that consistently fall behind in the organization’s annual energy efficiency ranking. The bottom … [Read more...]

Are your electric rates high? Here’s the good news

By Elisa Wood October 13, 2010 If your electric rates are high, there is a silver lining. Chances are you live in a state that offers some of the greatest innovations and incentives for energy efficiency – or soon will. By taking advantage of these programs, you can reduce your bill. Take a look at the chart below that I put together after … [Read more...]

Best states for energy efficiency

By Elisa Wood September 2, 2010 If you live in Connecticut, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, North Carolina, New Jersey or Ohio your state is doing something right – a lot right – when it comes to energy efficiency. The ten states deserve kudos, in that order, for policies that encourage energy efficiency, … [Read more...]