Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships


Sweating the Small Stuff: Energy Efficiency Policy and the Keystone XL Pipeline

Energy efficiency policy work doesn’t always make for great conversation at dinner parties. Energy efficiency represents energy and money not wasted, so it’s less tangible than new solar panels or a natural gas well. And much of NEEP’s work is behind the scenes, spread across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states in regulatory proceedings that can be hard to follow, on topics that may not, on the surface, sound very interesting...

Posted In: Best Practices

June-July Public Policy Tracker: Energy Efficiency Funding Legislation, New York's Moreland Commission, and Obama on Appliance Standards

Revenue for energy efficiency programs is critical to achieving the energy savings goals in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states.  While hydropower from Quebec grabbed the spotlight for legislators this session, both Connecticut and Maine enacted measures that should boost funding for the state’s energy efficiency programs.

The Courage to Act: President Obama's Climate Action Plan

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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.

Posted In: Policy News