Industrial Energy Efficiency Bill Gets Key Business Backing

A bill before Congress would make industrial energy efficiency -- including combined heat and power -- eligible for federal investment tax credits. Phyllis Cuttino, of The Pew Charitable Trusts, explains the legislation's importance. It is often said that efficiency is the first and cheapest fuel. Yet highly efficient, cogeneration technologies, … [Read more...]

Has the clean energy economy arrived?

By Elisa Wood June 18, 2009 We’ve seen many forecasts that show the clean energy industry boosting future US job growth. But a Pew Charitable Trust study released last week indicates that green job creation isn’t just a thing of the future; it’s been emerging for several years. From 1998 and 2007, clean energy jobs increased by 9.1%, while total … [Read more...]