This Is Even Bigger than New York’s $1 Billion Green Bank

New York's $1 billion Green Bank is expected to give energy efficiency a big boost by using public funds to leverage private investment. But another, more obscure program could have an even greater impact. It is the state’s recently launched residential bond initiative. Francis Murray, former head of the New York State Energy Research and … [Read more...]

Why the Shaheen-Portman Bill is a Big Deal for Energy Efficiency

Anyone in favor of saving as much energy as California and Michigan use in a year? That’s what the US can achieve with passage of the Energy Savings & Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 (aka the Shaheen-Portman bill), according to a white paper recently released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. The paper puts into … [Read more...]