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Energy Efficiency Is Cheaper Than Gas

June 1st, 2020 | by NRDC

A new study shows that programs to increase the energy efficiency of our homes and businesses remain even cheaper than natural gas, demonstrating once again that this abundant energy “resource” is the most cost-effective path to a cleaner future


Consumer Reports On Tesla’s “Superior Energy Efficiency”

February 21st, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

In an article published by Consumer Reports, the nonprofit and independent organization that focuses on truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace, had a lot to say about Tesla and its competition. "Tesla is facing increasing competition, but its batteries and superior energy efficiency give it an edge," writes Consumer Reports


Green Business, Energy Efficiency, Apocaloptimist, & Tesla — CleanTech Talk with Scott Cooney

October 14th, 2019 | by Winter Wilson

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down with Scott Cooney, primary owner of Important Media, the company holding CleanTechnica, and the founder and CEO of Pono Home, to discuss Scott’s newest pursuit: Apocaloptimist, a podcast series to inspire and engage people in hope for the future by highlighting innovative solutions to challenges around the world


#EC2019 Part 3: Is Building Energy Efficiency Overrated?

September 26th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard

While efficient buildings are good, there are limits to how much should be invested in energy efficiency programs compared to decarbonizing electricity, electrifying everything, and ensuring buildings are built with low-carbon materials


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US Energy Efficiency Industry Employs 2.25 Million People

September 11th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The US energy efficiency industry added more new jobs than any other industry in the country's entire energy sector in 2017, and now employs nearly 2.25 million people according to new figures from E4TheFuture and Environmental Entrepreneurs


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EU Reaches Tepid 32.5% Energy Efficiency Goal & 40% GHG Emissions Target

June 21st, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The European Union's governing bodies have this week sealed negotiations on three separate objectives of the so-called Energy Union including the previously-reported 32% renewables target, as well as a goal of 32.5% energy efficiency savings and a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. 


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Algeria Pursuing LPG Vehicle Conversions, Solar PV Build Out, & Energy Efficiency Programs As Solution To Falling Oil Industry Revenues

April 9th, 2018 | by James Ayre

As a partial solution to falling oil industry revenues, the government of Algeria has unveiled a suite of new programs meant to improve the country's financial situation, including incentive programs for vehicle owners who convert their vehicles to run on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) rather than petrol/gasoline or diesel, a solar PV facility build out, and energy efficiency programs.



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