Washington, D.C., May 12, 2011 – The Alliance to Save Energy today joins its honorary Board chair, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), and her colleague Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) in unveiling a bipartisan bill that aims to help our nation regain its economic footing and global leadership by deploying energy efficiency widely across the United States.
On Thursday, February 4th at 3pm EDT, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will host a webinar on “The Community Energy Challenge in Whatcom County, Washington”. This program models creative uses of funding (including ARRA funds) and local partnerships to create a full-service retrofit program for businesses and residents. The Community Energy Challenge is being coordinated by two non-profits functioning as a “one stop shop” for energy efficiency services.
Washington, D.C. (December 23, 2009): In a new report released today, ACEEE presented profiles of over 40 municipal energy efficiency programs as a guide for cities and counties preparing to implement federally-funded energy efficiency and conservation plans.
Glendale Water & Power (GWP) will soon debut Green Allowance, a new web-based service that gives kids the tools and motivation to champion energy conservation and help them actually earn a Green Allowance. The free program is being developed through an agreement between the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) and Green Allowance LLC in New York. The program includes an innovative and kid-friendly website, www.greenallowance.com, which provides practical ideas and customized assignments for kids -- showing how they can save energy and, in turn, save money.
DOE is now accepting applications for up to $454 million in EECBG competitive grants. The competitive grants Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) was issued on October 19, 2009 and applications will be accepted through Grants.gov until December 14, 2009.
DOE is releasing this FOA seeking innovative state, local government and Indian tribe programs funded under the Recovery Act. This FOA will use up to $454 million in Recovery Act EECBG funds for these competitive grants awarded in two topic areas - (1) the Retrofit Ramp-up Program and (2) the General Innovation Fund.