Latest Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Stories

2014-01-21 16:21:13

Efficiency contract with Metrus to save $1 million in energy costs per year SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Hawai'i hospital will save energy and money, thanks to a contract with efficiency services financer Metrus Energy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/SF48766LOGO) Metrus will finance and implement $5.8 million in energy upgrades - including a new central cooling and heating plant, lighting upgrades and energy management and control systems - at...

2013-12-04 23:33:03

Lucid’s BuildingOS® and Urjanet’s utilityCONNECT® bridge the gap between building data and utility data, enabling energy managers to dramatically reduce energy usage and cost. Atlanta, GA & Oakland, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Lucid and Urjanet today announced that Urjanet’s utilityCONNECT service will automate the collection and delivery of electricity, water, and natural gas billing, history, and rate-plan data for Lucid’s BuildingOS energy management platform....

2013-11-06 23:02:51

Multi-State Collaboration to Streamline Solar Processes and Strengthen Regional PV Market Montpelier, Vermont (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), a national nonprofit organization that works with state leaders, federal agencies, industry leaders, and other stakeholders to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States, has been awarded a $1.5 million funding award under the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative Rooftop Solar...

2013-11-05 23:24:38

D.C. City Council honors the DCSEU for its work helping District residents, businesses, and institutions reduce their energy costs and carbon footprints. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU), the District’s resource for energy efficiency, was honored today by the D.C. City Council for its work helping District residents, businesses, and institutions reduce their energy costs and carbon footprints. The DCSEU is a utility with a difference:...

2013-10-26 23:03:51

Campaign to Promote Importance of Credentialing for Clean Energy People, Products and Programs Cocoa, FL (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 In response to groundbreaking growth in renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, the SRCC™ (Solar Rating & Certification Corporation), the leading independent, third-party certification entity for solar thermal products, along with a group of other well-established, nationally accredited credentialing organizations, announces the formation of a...

2013-08-26 23:23:57

BuildingOS quickly aggregates energy data from multiple vendors’ technologies, giving building managers easy access to energy information and analytics at an unprecedented price point. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Today, Lucid announced the availability of BuildingOS®, the world’s first online operating system for energy management. The revolutionary software enables managers of facilities, energy, and sustainability in commercial buildings to quickly aggregate building...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'