Tag archives for energy efficiency
A significant reduction in pollution is as simple as closing the door, says Generation 180. The group is asking retailers to keep their entrance doors closed, which is only logical during the hot summer months.
The DOE Better Buildings Program saved organizations almost $2 billion in energy costs last year. Even Energy Secretary Rick Perry boasted about the program's success.
The average American family saves an average of $500 a year on utility bills due to improved energy-efficiency standards for appliances, according to a report released this week.
The computer hardware giant HP plans to aggressively reduce its greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade. And that's not all.
UPS plans to invest $18 million in solar installations this year, increasing its onsite solar power generation capacity fivefold.
Of the over 26 gigawatts of new energy capacity added in the U.S. last year, the vast majority came from renewables, according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Last week Ikea purchased its second wind farm in Alberta, Canada. The move brings the furniture and households retailer closer to its ultimate goal of energy independence by 2020.
The cost of utility-scale solar power has plunged to the Obama administration's $1 a watt goal -- and three years early at that. Now, a 2011 initiative that was once seen as more aspirational than realistic has the possibility to transform the nation’s energy portfolio.
A new CDP report reveals that emission reductions led to a combined $12.4 billion in cost savings for its supply chain member companies last year.
The ReNEWW House project, a partnership between Purdue University and Whirlpool Corp., turned a 1920s home near campus into a sustainable living laboratory.
This week, Google announced that all of its operations, including offices and data centers, will be powered by 100 percent renewables next year. Its investments have led to $3.5 billion in infrastructure spending over the past several years.
The inefficiencies in our current centralized electrical grid have led to both increased costs and more fossil fuel consumption. What if there was a way for customers to take more control of their energy consumption during these times of peak demand?