Latest Efficient energy use Stories

2014-06-20 12:23:54

DETROIT, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) announced that customers who participated in energy efficiency programs saved $512 million last year and can expect the steps they took to result in lifetime savings of more than $4.5 billion. DTE Energy's energy efficiency programs, launched in 2009, are designed to help customers save energy, which translates into lower energy bills. The programs include appliance recycling, in-home energy audits, low-income weatherization...

2014-05-14 12:25:14

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business leaders highlighted the important contributions of the energy efficiency industry to Ohio's economy today on at the 2014 Ohio Energy Efficiency Expo (#OhioEEexpo). This event, hosted by the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (@MEEAee), brought together small businesses, manufacturers, efficiency program implementers, and other energy stakeholders to emphasize the economic value of energy efficiency policies to the state of Ohio and to...

2014-05-08 08:26:41

Clean, Sustainable Energy to Help Agribusiness, Food Processing Industry, More BRAWLEY, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has joined with the California Energy Commission to support the commercialization of a low-cost, commercial-scale solar thermal energy technology with the promise to help businesses save money, conserve energy and support California's environmental goals. Currently operating at the San Diego State University (SDSU) Center...

2014-04-08 12:22:54

PITTSBURGH, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shenango Incorporated has reached a consent agreement with the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) to complete a series of additional upgrades at the Neville Island coke battery that will enhance the control of emissions and help attain and maintain compliance with the county's environmental air quality standards. "This settlement recognizes the steps Shenango already has taken to reduce emissions and sets a clear path forward for how we will...

2014-04-07 12:23:40

Project Further Strengthens the Berkshire Hathaway Company's Commitment to Sustainable Operations ETOWAH, Tenn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acumen Energy Solutions, a leader in delivering comprehensive energy management strategies, today announced the completion of a major lighting retrofit for Johns Manville, further underscoring the Berkshire Hathaway company's commitment to environmental responsibility. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130812/DA61920LOGO The project,...

Energy Usage In America Rose In 2013
2014-04-03 05:37:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Americans’ use of renewable, fossil and nuclear energy grew in 2013 compared with the previous year, according to the latest annual energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The charts, which reveal that the nation's consumption and use of energy, show that Americans used 2.3 quadrillion thermal units more energy in 2013 than in 2012. The Laboratory also released a companion chart illustrating the...

2014-02-20 08:23:30

LONDON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Energy Efficiency and Large South African Commercial BusinessesQuick Wins where High Electricity Tariffs can Negatively Affect Profit MarginsThe research service highlights energy efficiency in the South African commercial sector, with a focus on large commercial businesses. The research service discusses the major drivers as well as major restraints the commercial sector...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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