Archive for November, 2013

LED bulbs becoming the standard for Christmas lights

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.

Maryland ranks in top 10 for energy efficient states

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.

Senator introduces new energy efficiency legislation

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.