Energy Efficiency Progress by America's Utilities: An Update

Some people are surprised to learn that our electric and natural gas utilities spend billions of dollars a year to help customers need and use less energy. But helping people get more work out of less electricity and natural gas has long been a winning strategy for many of America’s hometown utilities – and a report released this week shows that … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency Investing Up: Three Reports Show Market Growth

Three recent reports show a range of energy efficiency markets on the rise, with demand-side management investment at a record level and demand response, smart building and nanogrid all growing. DSM spending, both gas and electric, reached a record $9.6 billion last year in the US and Canada,  according to the Consortium for Energy Efficiency. The … [Read more...]