Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

Energy Efficiency

Hanging Underwear Out to Dry?

I get it.  No really, I do.  You’re an environmentalist – well, so am I. You wanted to lessen your carbon footprint just like the rest of us – and I applaud that. So in a desperate attempt to decrease the environmental burden of doing laundry, you decided to hang your clothes out to dry. But this isn’t Little House on the Prairie! This is an urban area and countless people just got a free look at your unmentionables. That...

National Grid’s Energy Efficiency Programs Enhance Rhode Island’s Economy

Courtney Lane, Senior Analyst, National Grid Rhode Island...

Efficient Lighting Options Skate to the Top of Santa's List

Hey Rudolf, is that an LED?

It’s official: the holiday season is here.  With snow on the ground in much of the Northeast and days still getting darker earlier, NEEP has some tips to help you brighten up your homes while still leaving plenty of room in your budget for the...

December Energy Efficiency Policy Tracker

As 2013 nears its end, important work on energy efficiency policy and programs is still on going. Below are the important proceedings that NEEP is...

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From Edison to the LED, NEEP’s RLS Has You Covered

Light is amazing. Not only is the lightbulb the international symbol for ideas and innovation, but lighting is one of humankind’s earliest technologies. From the first...

Northeast Region Tops 2013 ACEEE Scorecard

Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships congratulates the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for capturing the top spot in the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s (ACEEE) 2013 State Efficiency Scorecard for the third consecutive year. The highly-regarded report measures states on a variety of efforts that recognize energy efficiency as a least-cost resource able to...

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Energy Action Month: Shoe Box Submissions

Energy savings tips from NEEP staff.
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What Comes After the CFL? Technologies, Techniques, and Long Term Approaches in Energy Efficiency

NEEP guest-blogger, Jim Merriam, Director of Efficiency Vermont, introduces five white papers by Efficiency Vermont staff and shares his perspective on strategies for the future of energy efficiency in Vermont. Efficiency Vermont provides valuable support to NEEP and to the entire Northeast energy efficiency network.

Emergency Preparedness: What's In Your Kit?

Just how much bread do people eat during a storm?
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EmPOWER Planning Process Helps Envision Future of Maryland’s Energy Efficiency Programs

Maryland enacted one of the nation’s most aggressive energy savings laws with the EmPOWER Maryland Act of 2008 , calling for a 15 percent reduction in per capita electricity consumption by 2015.