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Reflections on the annual eceee policy seminar

The annual eceee policy seminar took place on February 8th in Brussels. More than 60 experts from industry, academia, NGOs and national energy agencies attended the event. 636 more words

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New US energy efficiency standard to bring big savings

Power adapters may be small, but they consume a lot of energy. Pierre Delforge writes on the National Resources Defense Council Staff Blog about the impact from the new performance standards that came into effect this week. 858 more words

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New focus on energy demand and competitiveness can improve EU mandatory energy audits: new eceee report

The European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy has just published an important new report on one of the important elements of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive: mandatory energy audits for large enterprises. 744 more words

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Progress on the deployment of smart meters in the UK

EU Member States are required to ensure the implementation of smart metering under EU energy market legislation in the Third Energy Package. According to the European Commission, “implementation may be subject to a long-term cost-benefit analysis (CBA). 964 more words

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Putting the emphasis on energy efficiency in the power sector

It is heartening to read about a new power plan in the US that will place a big emphasis on energy efficiency. Hal Bernton explains in an article for The Seattle Times. 297 more words

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Fifth fuel? First fuel? Gains from energy efficiency “biggest energy resource, and cheapest”

Increasingly, people are starting to appreciate the impact of improved energy efficiency. In Europe, every day we are reading about “energy efficiency first” or even, as in this article, continuing to consider it the “fifth fuel.” The important point is that improved energy efficiency is finally getting the recognition it deserves because it has silently delivered more than many felt it ever could. 859 more words

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City of Woonsocket Deep Energy Efficiency Project Ranked Number One on the RI Infrastructure Bank’s Efficient Buildings Fund Project Priority List

The City of Woonsocket received notice Wednesday, February 10, that their energy efficiency project application was ranked number one out of 27 energy efficiency and renewable energy projects named to the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank’s (RIIB) Efficient Building Fund (EBF) Project Priority List.  337 more words

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