While federal law actually prevents Christmas light manufacturers from having to replace incandescent models with LEDs, they may be forced to make the switch anyway thanks to some new competition.
A new report indicates that the state is currently off pace for meeting its goal of a 15 percent reduction in electricity use by 2015.
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has released its new report card, ranking the 50 states and Washington, D.C., on their measures of energy efficiency.
Earlier this week, the D.C. City Council honored the DCSEU for the strides it has taken in implementing more eco-friendly lifestyles for local residents and businesses.
Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts has launched a new proposal, the American Renewable Energy and Efficiency Act, which would mandate that all utility companies derive 25 percent of their electricity generation from renewable power sources by 2025.
Bith Energy Inc., a locally-based renewable energy development firm, has been granted the county’s permission to build 10,400 solar panels – an array that would generate as much as two megawatts of power.
Last month, the Virginia Chamber of Conference held the Governor’s Conference on Energy to discuss various opportunities for statewide energy efficiency investment.