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Energy efficiency is the cheapest, cleanest, and most effective energy resource at our disposal.
Date: 12/31/2008
Type: Article
At a UN meeting yesterday, the Chinese government pledged to substantially improve the energy efficiency of its buildings. Though seen as a positive step for China, some governments found the lack of specific targets disappointing.
Date: 09/23/2009
Type: News
British Flag
Instead of fighting with corporations over energy legislation, the British government has adopted a collaborative policy of seeking advice on reducing energy consumption from businesses that have already made energy efficiency improvements.
Date: 08/11/2010
Type: Blog
Despite claims by Southern California Edison, Pacific Gas & Electric, San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Gas that they exceeded energy savings goals, the Public Utilities Commission said the utilities reached just 70% of those goals on average.
Date: 05/05/2010
Type: News
Energy use and technology adoption is, ultimately, an economic question within a policy context.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
By investing in energy efficient appliances and systems, a building owner can save money and make their property more appealing to tenants.
Date: 08/13/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Modeling
The cap-and-trade program in the climate and energy bill could lessen the impact of climate change by increasing efficiencies.
Date: 07/31/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
Senator Schumer held a hearing to examine how energy efficiency programs can drastically reduce our dependence on foreign energy sources.
Date: 07/30/2008
Type: News
The US Department of Energy announced investing $450 million to assist in a nationwide energy efficiency upgrade. The policy is expected to save $100 million annually in utility bills.
Date: 09/15/2009
Type: News
A new report found that energy efficiency investments could provide up to half of the greenhouse gas emission reductions needed to by 2050 to curb climate change.
Date: 07/30/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change

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