Rocky Mountain Institute’s Energy and Resources Team has just published a report that shows the opportunity for 30 percent energy savings in the United States. Assessing the Electric Productivity Gap and the U.S. Efficiency Opportunity analyzed electric productivity state by state, and found a significant gap between the highest and lowest performing states.
NC CLEAN PATH 2025
In August 2017, NC WARN published North Carolina Clean Path 2025: Achieving an Economical Clean Energy Future, a plan for quickly transitioning the state’s electricity from fossil fuels to solar, battery storage and enhanced energy efficiency.
Local teams are working around the state to implement the plan. Learn more here. The articles below are either about the NC CLEAN PATH 2025 plan or about similar efforts underway in other places.
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Stockings filled with coal come by the Wyoming trainload to feed the furnaces powering CPS Energy’s plants. But impending federal regulation of carbon emissions is causing utilities nationwide to wrestle with alternatives.
Think you’re making a difference? Think again.
North Carolina faces severe challenges that require a new relationship between Progress Energy and the public. CEO Bill Johnson should help launch the massive national effort needed to avert an unprecedented catastrophe.
Renewable Energy Jobs Soar in Germany By Jane Burgermeister RenewableEnergyWorld.com Tuesday 08 April 2008 Vienna, Austria – Renewable energy jobs in Germany shot up to 249,300 in 2007, almost double the 160,500 green jobs in Germany in 2004. According to revised government figures, as many as 400,000 people could be …
It’s official: Greenville Utilities Commission’s energy-efficiency program for new home construction actually works, and quite well. Faculty members in the East Carolina University Department of Engineering conducted a study, commissioned by ElectriCities, to examine the effectiveness of Greenville Utilities’ E-300 program.
Urge Mr. Rogers to walk his talk The two recent news stories below point to the tremendous need for good decisions. One is very encouraging, the other very disturbing. Please read both, circulate them, and contact Duke CEO Jim Rogers as shown at the end. 1) SOLAR RISING: Some power companies …
Thirteen North Carolina organizations today issued recommendations that would help clean energy play a bigger role in meeting the state’s growing demand for electricity.
A report commissioned by the General Assembly and financed by the state Utilities Commission was made public last month. La Capra Associates, consultants selected by North Carolina’s Environmental Review Commission, showed that we can find renewable sources for 10 percent of the state’s electricity over the next 10 years — a conclusion already reached by many North Carolinians.