New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on January 16 that he was making $4.2 million available to train building operations and maintenance workers on best practices to promote energy efficiency and reduce energy bills in buildings statewide.
Florida Power & Light is seeking approval to collect $318.5 million – most of it, from customers – to recoup “incremental storm restoration costs” associated with Hurricane Matthew last October and to replenish a storm reserve, according to documents filed (Docket No. 160251-EI) at the state Public Service Commission.
The California Energy Commission (CEC) is likely to adopt energy efficiency guidelines on computers by the end of the year. A San Diego Union-Tribune story posted at techwire.net says that the CEC estimates that the rules will add $18 to the price of a computer — but that the extra cost will more than be made …Continue Reading
The City and County of San Francisco have chosen technology from Nagle Energy Solutions (NES) to provide the design for the upgrading of mechanical ventilation systems in three garages owned by the city, according to the company.
The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will fund for 14 projects as part of ARPA-E’s newest program to the tune of $31 million.
A multi-state, regional electric market would provide environmental and economic benefits to California and the West – and would yield as much as $1.5 billion in cost savings annually to the state’s electricity ratepayers by 2030 – according to preliminary study results released on May 20 by the California Independent System Operator (CAL-ISO).
The Florida Supreme Court ruled (Case Nos. SC15-95, SC15-113, SC15-115) on May 19 that the state’s Public Service Commission (PSC) exceeded its authority when it allowed Florida Power & Light (FPL) to charge its 4.8 million customers for a risky investment in an Oklahoma-based fracking company.
While reducing corporate energy consumption is hard, the benefits are profound – for both the planet and the bottom line. To reap these rewards, it is crucial for companies to use people as part of the solution to move further, faster and more strategically.
Southern Co.’s Kemper facility, which would capture carbon and use it to enhance oil recovery, is under investigation by the US Securities and Exchange Commission for cost overruns.
Beazer Homes has received the 2016 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to the company. The press release said that all of the homes it builds meet or exceed requirements established by the Energy Star program. The firm said that it has saved more …Continue Reading