Why Energy Efficiency in California — and Everywhere Else — Needs Fixing

Energy efficiency in California just took a turn for the better. But to understand why it's better, you first have to understand why  programs in energy efficiency in California and everywhere else need fixing, says Matt Golden, principal, Efficiency.org. Recently, SB 350 in California doubled the state's energy efficiency goals, which is … [Read more...]

Transform the Energy Efficiency Industry For Savings, Profit

The money pumped into the energy efficiency industry is not yielding sustainable results: What we need is a performance-based industry, says Matt Golden, principal, Efficiency.org. Golden is spearheading a movement to transform the industry into a market-based approach in which incentives match real savings – not predicted savings. Under his model, … [Read more...]