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ACEEE’s 10th Anniversary Energy Efficiency Scorecard shows VT, RI, CT, NY rounding out top 5; MO, ME, and MI are three Most Improved States.


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ACEEE’s 10th Anniversary Energy Efficiency Scorecard shows VT, RI, CT, NY rounding out top 5; MO, ME, and MI are three Most Improved States.

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Energy Efficiency: California Regains Top Spot, Ties With Massachusetts

ACEEE’s 10th Anniversary Energy Efficiency Scorecard shows VT, RI, CT, NY rounding out top 5; MO, ME, and MI are three Most Improved States.

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1,000th Michigan Business Lands Energy Incentives

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Top 10 States Ranked In Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Massachusetts edges out California as most energy-efficient state, Maryland among most improved, according to the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

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EDF Climate Corps Fellows Deliver Energy Ideas

The 2015 class of EDF Climate Corps fellows are working with organizations in the U.S., Mexico, and China.

Florida Industrial Sites Join Duke Energy’s Site Readiness Program

Duke Energy has just completed the evaluation of industrial sites in Florida’s Pasco, Polk and Sumter counties through the company's Site Readiness Program, which helps advance prime parcels for industrial development opportunities.

Ill Wind

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Will Predictive Energy Models Become A Thing Of The Past?

Determining a building’s energy efficiency based solely on using predictive energy models and specifying certain design and construction attributes may be a thing of the past by the time the next generation of architects and engineers join the workforce.

GRI Renewable Industries To Build Plant In Amarillo, TX

GRI Renewable industries ended the 2014 fiscal year with manufacturing capacity of approximately 1500 towers and about 3,000 employees.

Metered New York Takes Mystery Out Of CRE Energy Bills

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Aluminum Industry Partners With Department Of Energy

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Atlanta Adopts Progressive Energy Policy To Tackle Commercial Energy Use

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Great Eastern Energy Beta Tests Energy Management App

The web-based app helps property managers and executives to gain insight, understand, and reduce overall energy consumption.

Business Report: Mississippi – Delta-Energy Group Locating Operations In Natchez

The resource recovery company is investing $45 million in a former International Paper plant, a project that will create 91 jobs.

US Energy Storage Management Systems Market Charging Ahead

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California Has Largest Advanced Energy Industry In U.S.

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Energy Power Systems Announces New Manufacturing Facility In Pontiac, MI

EPS has enjoyed great support from the State of Michigan, including the Legislature, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality; Oakland County; and the City of Pontiac.

State Focus: Iowa Keeps Attracting Major Business Expansions

Fiscal stability, a low cost of doing business and a skilled workforce are a formula for growth in the Hawkeye State.

Broken Bow II Wind Farm Dedicated As Nebraska’s Newest Clean Energy Project

Construction on the new wind farm began in January 2014. It provided a boost to the local economy by creating more than 300 jobs during peak construction.

Smart Grid Technologies Revenue Expected To Reach $70.2 Billion Annually

Navigant Research forecast—revenue from smart grid technologies could reach $70.2 billion annually by 2023.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Larry Parman, Oklahoma Secretary Of Commerce

Business is booming in Oklahoma, and the state's secretary of commerce explains how and why things are only going to get better.

Hollywood Blockbuster

An $8-billion project would compress wind from Wyoming in Utah caves and ship the energy to L.A.

Massachusetts Tops California As Most Energy Efficient State

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