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2014-01-16 20:21:51

10th Annual Inspiring Efficiency Award Winners Celebrated CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight regional winners have been selected for recognition by the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) for helping Midwestern businesses and consumers save energy and money in new and innovative ways. The recipients of MEEA's 2014 Inspiring Efficiency Awards include: -- An education program that has increased energy literacy among more than 3 million K-12 students and inspired...

2013-10-29 08:26:50

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin's statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, is proud to announce the winners of the Oldest Fridge Contest, promoting the state's Appliance Recycling Program. Three 1931 General Electric (GE) refrigerators tied in this year's contest, all earning the title of Wisconsin's Oldest Fridge. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130110/CG40562LOGO) The winning Wisconsin residents live in...

2013-10-10 23:26:05

Magnum Energy Solutions executes a strategic partnership agreement with PDI Communications to bring smart building technology to the hospitality industry and the multi-family residential sector. Hudson, OH (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Magnum Energy Solutions, a manufacturer of wireless, self-powered energy management solutions, continues to expand their sales channels by recently executing a partnership with Florida based PDI Communications. This association demonstrates an industry trend of...

2013-10-07 16:21:12

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin's statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy is proud to share the achievements of one of its outstanding Trade Ally partners. Intec (Insulation Technologies, Inc.), a contractor with Focus on Energy's Home Performance with ENERGY STAR(®) Program, was recently awarded the Department of Energy's prestigious Housing Innovation Award...

2013-09-19 12:22:35

Award Recognizes Contractors Surpassing 100 Energy Efficiency Projects in a Single Year MADISON, Wis., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, is proud to announce that four partnering Trade Ally companies have been awarded the U.S. Department of Energy's 2012 Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Century Club Award. The award recognizes companies that have completed 100 or more energy...

2013-07-29 12:22:41

Is your home wasting energy? Learn how to save up to 30% on your utility bill while enjoying the State Fair MADISON, Wis., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, is offering a chance for Wisconsin homeowners to win a free home energy assessment from August 1 to 11. Eligible contestants can enter to win online at the Focus on Energy booth inside the We Energies' Energy Park at the Wisconsin...

2013-07-22 16:21:25

New website features fresh look and responsive design MADISON, Wis., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, recently launched an updated website, www.focusonenergy.com. The new website is mobile and tablet-friendly, featuring a fresh look and feel, and a simplified design. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130110/CG40562LOGO) The new 'Find Your Programs' tab allows Wisconsin...

2013-06-14 12:22:04

U.S. Reps. Cory Gardner and Peter Welch encourage more energy efficiency; Sen. Ron Wyden and Pulitzer Prize Winning author Daniel Yergin focus on energy efficiency's critical role WASHINGTON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Public and private sector leaders exchanged ideas yesterday to address the importance of energy efficiency in a changing economy at the 24(th) annual Energy Efficiency Forum, co-hosted by Johnson Controls and the United States Energy Association, held in...

2013-05-20 08:21:32

JACKSON, Mich., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy awarded $4.3 million in incentives through its Business Solutions program to fund 835 projects in the first quarter of 2013 to help Michigan businesses and schools become more energy efficient. These incentivized projects are saving participating customers an estimated $5.15 million in annual energy costs. They're also are saving enough energy to serve about 3,700 residential electric customers and about 2,700 residential...

2013-05-13 12:25:11

MADISON, Wis., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to an independent report released last week, Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, significantly increased energy savings in 2012, up 17 percent from the previous year. The 2012 study, conducted by The Cadmus Group, Inc., an independent evaluator, analyzed the program's performance and its benefits and costs for the state of Wisconsin. (Logo:...