By neepenergy | Thu, June 23, 2011
How the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Is Helping the Northeast Shift to Clean Energy and Reduce Pollution from Fossil Fuels A new report released today from Environment America says that clean energy investments totaling  nearly $450 million from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) has led to over $1 billion in energy savings and has contributed $2.6 billion to economic growth…
By Josh Craft | Tue, June 21, 2011
Judging from many of the recent headlines, one might think that the clean energy economy in the Northeast was losing public support. According to a recent survey by the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, however, public support for policies that promote clean energy and lower carbon dioxide emissions continues to be quite strong. "Public Support for Climate and Energy Policies in May…
By neepenergy | Wed, June 15, 2011
See this week's Energy Efficiency Policy Tracker for the latest news in energy efficiency policy, including: New Jersey Leaves the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Connecticut Creates a New Energy and Environment Agency Maine Legislature Takes Step to Roll Back Energy Code More Stretch Code Communities in Massachusetts Newsworthy Reports: ASAP Furnace and AC Standards Fact Sheet and…
By neepenergy | Tue, June 7, 2011
Watch video case studies of each of the Business Leaders here. We are very pleased to be honoring 12 outstanding businesses from around the region as Northeast Business Leaders for Energy Efficiency.  Together, these organizations have achieved a cumulative annual cost savings of over $3.3 million by investing in energy efficiency measures. In its 6th year, the Business Leaders program…
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By neepenergy | Wed, May 25, 2011
Free one hour webinar on Tuesday, May 31st (3-4 PM) It is widely accepted that implementing advanced building energy codes presents one of the most cost-effective ways of achieving large scale energy savings and carbon emissions reductions.  However, with ever-changing code regulations and building science modifications, it can seem daunting knowing where to find the most up-to-date…
By neepenergy | Tue, May 24, 2011
See our most recent roundup of energy efficiency policy matters at NEEP's Policy Tracker page on our blog.   Some key developments include: New Federal Energy Efficiency Legislation Recent Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Happenings Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Bill in Vermont NYSERDA's SBC IV Technology and Market Development Operating Plan Newsworthy Reports: NRDC Study of "…
By neepenergy | Mon, May 23, 2011
Lighting industry stakeholders will have an opportunity to discuss strategies and solutions for maximizing growth in the residential and commercial markets with leaders from across the nation at two very special pre-summit workshops June 7, in Warwick, RI. 2011 Northeast Residential Lighting Workshop: Strategies & Solutions for Achieving Savings - The workshop aims to be a collaborative…
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