Commercial building technologies have come a long way, and they will only continue to improve, providing some significant savings to commercial and industrial business owners who implement the new technologies.
As part of its Third National Review of Exemplary Energy Efficiency Programs, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy recently recognized two Public Service Electric and Gas Co. energy efficiency programs for outstanding effectiveness and innovation.
Even as the expansive Texas A&M University campus continues to be built up, the university's energy cost continues to drop – and multi-million-dollar annual savings are being achieved through energy-related cost avoidance.
A new study co-sponsored by IEE, an Institute of the Edison Foundation, found that electric utility efficiency programs saved 107 terawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity in 2011, enough to power over 11 million U.S. homes for one year.
With the crisis unfolding at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, it is too soon to draw final conclusions. But watching the struggle to bring the site under control, we cannot help but wonder: What exactly is going on, and what lessons might be learned?
The Smart Energy Portal newsletter is delivered weekly to the inboxes of 99,000+ energy decision makers. This newsletter covers hot energy topics across all industries to update our readers with the latest news and information.