Submitted by Patrick on December 7th, 2012
An energy efficiency bill passes the House and Senate by an overwhelming majority while Reps. Peter Welch (D-VT) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) found the Bipartisan Energy Savings Performance Caucus.
Submitted by Patrick on October 1st, 2012
Legislation introduced by Sens. Jeff Bingaman, Olympia Snowe, Ben Cardin, and Dianne Feinstein would improve the structure of the 179D commercial building tax deduction and encourage energy efficiency investments in America’s commercial buildings.
Submitted by Patrick on August 21st, 2012
Former Members of Congress Stephanie Herseth Sandlin and Tom Ewing authored an article published today in POLITICO on the need to leave the renewable fuels standard alone.
Submitted by Patrick on June 25th, 2012
United Nations Foundation Senior Fellow Robert Repetto adds Massachusetts, Florida, and Virginia to his list of analyses of the impacts of climate change in U.S. states.
Submitted by Patrick on June 14th, 2012
The City of Chicago and six private companies commit to making their buildings 20% more energy efficient by 2020 with $200 million in new private sector financing.
Submitted by Patrick on May 24th, 2012
A new economic analysis finds that Midwestern households could save between $65 and $200 per year if more wind were added to the power mix. Savings far exceed the cost of new transmission needed to tap wind in the Midwest.
Submitted by Patrick on April 30th, 2012
Additional investments are needed in the U.S. grid in order to preserve 529,000 jobs, $656 billion in personal income, $496 billion in GDP, and $10 billion in U.S. exports.
Submitted by Patrick on April 17th, 2012
United Nations Foundation Senior Fellow Robert Repetto authored an analysis of the impacts of climate change in three U.S. states.
Submitted by Patrick on January 11th, 2012
The Energy Future Coalition welcomes two new steering committee members: Vice Admiral Dennis V. McGinn and Scott DeFife.
Submitted by Patrick on December 2nd, 2011
Today, the White House announced the expansion of the Better Buildings Challenge, as well as a commitment to upgrade the energy performance of federal buildings.