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2011-07-27 15:42:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Budget Office yesterday issued a new report about the effects of a potential national renewable energy mandate, and not surprisingly, the agency's findings affirm research published earlier this year by American Tradition Institute. Of course the "devil is in the details," and CBO analyzed seven potential scenarios for either a national Renewable Energy Standard (RES, which is more restrictive on permitted electricity...

2011-07-14 07:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Plus Holdings, one of the nation's fastest-growing energy companies, today announced the official launch of natural gas services in its first market, New York State, with services provided through its affiliate, Energy Plus Natural Gas. The offering compliments Energy Plus' core electricity service, which is relied upon by over 160,000 customers in seven competitive energy states, including New York, and features an ongoing rewards program...

2011-07-07 11:32:00

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance to Save Energy is awarding energy-efficiency pioneer and expert Daniel Yergin its Charles H. Percy Award for Public Service at its annual, black-tie gala, the 19th annual Evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency, to be held here October 4. The award recognizes an individual's outstanding public service and/or lifetime commitment to energy efficiency. The Chairman's Award recipient, selected by Alliance Board Honorary...

2011-06-30 13:00:00

Action could save consumers millions at the pump and reduce consumption by more than one billion barrels of oil WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Clean Energy Program launched a video this week to raise awareness of the benefits of increasing the fuel efficiency--or miles-per-gallon (MPG)--standards for cars and light trucks to as high as 60 MPG by 2025. The Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation (EPA-DOT) are expected to release a...

2011-06-30 11:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South San Francisco Unified School District and Chevron Energy Solutions will break ground today on the largest K-12 solar and energy efficiency program in San Mateo County. The project will provide nearly 100 local green jobs and is expected to save the district $20 million through a 1.68 megawatt solar and efficiency project spanning 15 elementary, middle, and high school sites. It is the first use of funds provided by Measure J,...

2011-06-17 17:10:00

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Availability of financing and incentives are among the key elements to driving increased energy efficiency in buildings, according to leaders who attended the North America Energy Efficiency Forum. The forum, co-sponsored by Johnson Controls and the U.S. Energy Association, examined how advanced efficiency technologies, energy policies and consumer education can improve energy security, global competitiveness and accelerate economic growth. U.S....

2011-06-16 13:00:00

MILWAUKEE, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) today announced the winners of its 10th annual Igniting Creative Energy (ICE) Challenge. ICE is a national competition that encourages kindergarten through 12th grade students to develop creative actions and ideas about energy efficiency. The 2011 ICE K-12 winners and the national teacher winner were recognized today at the 22nd Annual Energy Efficiency Forum at the National Press Club, where they shared their winning...

2011-06-16 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising energy prices, government incentives and enhanced public image are driving energy efficiency in buildings to new heights as a growing number of building owners race to reduce energy consumption, according to the results of the fifth annual, global Energy Efficiency Indicator survey. The survey of nearly 4,000 building owners and operators around the world was led by Johnson Controls' Institute for Building Efficiency, the International...

2011-06-14 14:49:00

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Bank of America Corp. Chairman Charles O. Holliday, Jr. will be speaking at the 22nd Annual North America Energy Efficiency Forum on Thursday, June 16th at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Mabus will address energy security and how energy efficiency can help save lives. Holliday will talk about the impact of energy efficiency on American competitiveness. They will join leading policymakers, energy...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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