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Policy Tracker: November 2017

Policy Tracker: November 2017

The season of coming together with friends and family is fast approaching, and Thanksgiving will kick it off this week. With this, I think about the past year and what I am grateful for, as well as what I look forward to most in the New Year.

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Policy Tracker: Live From New Orleans

Policy Tracker: Live From New Orleans

I have been lucky enough to attend the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) Annual Meeting, this year held in New Orleans. This has been a great opportunity for a couple of reasons. Professionally, I’ve been able to network with different stakeholders across the country. Personally, I took advantage of the opportunity to dive right into the NOLA...

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Don’t Wait to Innovate: Industry Ramps up Efficiency

Business leaders for energy efficiency, environmental stewardship, corporate citizenship, siemens energy, climate change, energy management, sustainable energy

“We do not have to wait for an international treaty or new regulations to act,” proclaims Joe Kaiser of Siemen’s Energy as he refers to the responsibility on industry’s shoulders to manage energy with an eye to the future. Siemens, an employer to 340,000, is setting a powerful example for businesses, taking control of its energy use through energy efficiency, meticulous energy management practices, and distributed generation. An...

Efficiency’s Climate Manifesto

Energy Efficiency has an impediment when it comes to being recognized as a climate solution – it lacks oomph appeal. It doesn't have Solar energy’s dazzling solar arrays glinting in the brilliant radiance of the sun. Nor does it have Wind energy’s elegantly arching wind mills, so sophisticated and alluring so as to capture the mind of Don Quixote. It doesn't even have Hydropower’s...

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Energy Action Month: Shoe Box Submissions

Energy savings tips from NEEP staff.
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The Courage to Act: President Obama's Climate Action Plan

“The courage to act before it’s too late.” That’s how President Obama framed his...

State RGGI Raids: A Real Head Scratcher

The diversion of state RGGI funds has everyone scratching their...
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Welcome Words, Obama Makes the Case for Energy Action

Hallelujah. Finally, we have an American president devoting considerable attention to the topic of climate change and the energy policies that drive it.

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