Cold + Propane Shortage = Energy Efficiency Wake-up

There is nothing like a blast of frigid weather – and an energy shortage – to wake up the US consumer to the economic value of energy efficiency. We were caught almost napping this winter, drowsy in the confidence that we are awash in plenty of oil and natural gas. True, the US is in the middle of an energy renaissance. But the right kind of … [Read more...]

Glad Tidings for Utilities: Energy Efficiency Programs and Utility Profits Can Go Hand in Hand

(This post originally appeared on the ACEEE Blog.) One of the foundations of ACEEE’s work is that energy efficiency has proven to be typically the cheapest, cleanest energy resource available. Most households, businesses and industries have existing opportunities for a variety of investments in energy-efficient technologies that yield strong … [Read more...]