Alliance to Save Energy's Efficiency News

Alliance to Save Energy's Efficiency News
Some of the topics that are addressed in the newest update from Alliance to Save Energy include:

DOE Publishes Methods for Estimating Energy Efficiency Savings 

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a series of protocols for estimating savings from energy efficiency programs titled Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures

The protocols, developed in collaboration with leading technical experts, provide a straightforward method for evaluating gross energy savings for a number of the most common residential and commercial measures and programs offered by utility ratepayer-funded energy efficiency programs in the United States. They will also be useful for non-ratepayer energy efficiency programs.  The Alliance to Save Energy serves on the Steering Committee for this effort.

Energy 2030 in Action: Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Taking the Lead on Energy Efficiency 

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, an association of 300 elected officials and 22 local governments in the metropolitan Washington area, has created a vision - Region Forward - to transform the region to become more accessible, sustainable, livable and prosperous.

This vision aligns with the Alliance Commission on National Energy Efficiency Policy's plan to double U.S. energy productivity by 2030 and make more efficient use of our energy resources. To achieve this ambitious goal, the Commission urges Americans to invest, modernize, and educate—and metropolitan Washington is on its way to doing just that.


Top 10 Energy Efficiency Smartphone Apps 

In addition to taking photos, using maps, chopping fruit and playing word games, some phone apps bring energy efficiency to your fingertips. With your smartphone, it is easier than ever to start saving energy today! 


Annual PowerSave Campus Summit calls for Action on Energy Efficiency

The 9th Annual PowerSave Campus Energy Efficency Summit convened 150 students and staff from California campuses to further energy efficiency education and careers. 

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