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The Department of Energy gave a loan guarantee to a California company to build a solar manufacturing plant in an area where an auto plant recently closed. The panels built at the plant would be able to supply energy for 24,000 homes a year.
Date: 09/03/2009
Type: News
Energy efficiency improvements to your home can also reduce your tax liability through ARRA.
Date: 01/19/2010
Technologies: Buildings, Economic Impact
While the overall U.S. economy has been suffering of late, due to the economic meltdown, the energy service industry continues to grow.
Date: 06/28/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Economic Impact
By investing $50 billion dollars a year in energy efficiency over the next ten years, the US could see $1.2 trillion dollars in energy savings.
Date: 07/29/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Economic Impact
A recent report says that greater investment in energy efficiency could achieve $200m in cost savings and create over 1 million jobs.
Date: 11/10/2011
Type: News
As a rebuttal to federal mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s argument that PACE programs pose difficult risk management challenges, an article in Grist Magazine reveals that energy-efficient homes have significantly lower default and delinquency rates than typical homes.
Date: 07/12/2010
Type: Article
A new report published by the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance highlights how energy efficiency measures, which have been slow to be adopted in the South, could create jobs, avoid additional power plant construction, and promote sustainability in the Southeastern United States.
Date: 04/12/2010
Type: Report
Huge drops in energy use can be acquired through inexpensive investments in energy efficiency.
Date: 08/10/2009
Type: Blog
Jigar Shah invented the concept of Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) while at SunEdison, profoundly impacting the growth of the solar industry.
Date: 10/23/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Economic Impact
According to the Alliance to Save Energy, energy efficiency could reduce the federal deficit, free up consumer spending power and lead us out of the recession.
Date: 10/08/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Economic Impact

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