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By David Goldstein on May 26, 2010 with no responses

Invisible Energy: The Key to Recovery from Recession

Last Friday Paul Krugman warned about the possibility of another decade of zero. Krugman warned about the risks of being over-zealous in fighting inflation, and suggested—indirectly—that additional stimulus might be needed. He ended by saying that we could hope that past stimulus will jump-start the economy, but concluded “hope is not a plan.” So what IS a plan? The plan would have to begin by correcting the underlying economic imbalances that led to the recession. While we have made some progress on the direct triggers of the recession, by tightening up credit, especially on home mortgages, and by trying to regulate lending more thoughtfully, we still have not addressed the underlying causes. For mortgage lending, we have made almost no… Continue»

By Samuel R. Avro on Apr 13, 2010 with 21 responses

Study: Efficiency Can Offset Two Decades of Energy Demand Growth in South

With only 36 percent of the country’s population, the South consumes a considerably larger share of energy per capita compared to the rest of the U.S.

By Shay Bapple on Mar 24, 2010 with 3 responses

Federal Agencies Clamp Down on Energy Eaters

The DOE and EPA are taking to steps to bolster the reputation of their ENERGY STAR logo.

By Shay Bapple on Mar 23, 2010 with 4 responses

LED Street Lights- Time to Shine is Now

Cities across the country are testing the feasibility of saving money through conversion to LED street lights.

By Shay Bapple on Mar 18, 2010 with 1 response

Energy Efficiency Leader to Receive Recognition

Saint Gobain is expected to receive the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award today.

By Lane Burt on Mar 8, 2010 with no responses

DOE Cracks Down on TV, Appliance Energy Efficiency Standards

The Department Of Energy has officially put development of national TV energy efficiency standards on its schedule.

By Samuel R. Avro on Feb 12, 2010 with 1 response

NY’s Cash for Appliances Program Kicks Off Today

New York’s federally-funded $17m ‘Great Appliance Swap Out’ runs through February 21st.

By Pierre Bull on May 20, 2009 with no responses

Computing Technology 2.8 Million Percent More Energy Efficient Than in 1976

U.S. automobile fleet gained only 40 percent in overall miles per gallon efficiency over the same period of time.