12 Jan '12, 6pm

of New Energy Sources

Electric Power . Our current system of generating and delivering electricity to U.S. homes and businesses is an anemic 31 percent energy efficient. That is, for every three units of coal or other fuel we use to generate the power, we manage to deliver less than one unit of electricity to our homes and businesses. What the U.S. wastes in the generation of electricity is more than Japan needs to power its entire economy. What is even more astonishing is that our current level of (in)efficiency is essentially unchanged in the half century since 1960, when President Dwight D. Eisenhower spent his last year in the White House. Transportation. The fuel economy of conventional petroleum-fueled vehicles continues to grow while hybrid, electric, and fuel cell vehicles gain large shares, totaling nearly three-quarters of all new light-duty vehicles in 2050 in the report’s middle sce...

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aceee.org 12 Jan '12, 7pm

Electric Power . Our current system of generating and delivering electricity to U.S. homes and businesses is an anemic 31 ...

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aceee.org 12 Jan '12, 6pm

The U.S. economy has tripled in size since 1970 and three-quarters of the new demand for energy comes from an amazing vari...

U.S. Should Focus on Energy Efficiency More, Report Concludes

U.S. Should Focus on Energy Efficiency More, Re...

cleantechnica.com 17 Jan '12, 2pm

Electric Power . Our current system of generating and delivering electricity to U.S. homes and businesses is an anemic 31 ...

Clean Energy Makes Big Strides, but Just How Sustainable is the Growth?

Clean Energy Makes Big Strides, but Just How Su...

greenbiz.com 13 Jan '12, 11pm

Global investment in clean energy capacity expanded by 5 percent in 2011 to $260 billion. The growth comes despite the con...

"No possibility" of UK meeting emissions target...

businessgreen.com 12 Jan '12, 1pm

There is "no possibility" the UK will meet its 2050 emissions targets unless the government accelerates efforts to reduce ...

Long-Term Energy Efficiency Potential

Long-Term Energy Efficiency Potential

greenbiz.com 13 Jan '12, 12am

Americans must take a broader view of energy efficiency in the U.S. or risk constraining an economy that has struggled to ...

Report: For Better Buildings, We Need Better Data

greensource.construction.com 12 Jan '12, 11pm

The massive Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS)—akin to the U.S. Census but for building energy performa...

Energy - Jan 11: Filed under: Energy News

energybulletin.net 11 Jan '12, 5am

881 reads Printer-friendly version Published Jan 11 2012 by Energy Bulletin , Archived Jan 11 2012 Energy - Jan 11 by Staf...

The True Story of Clean Renewable Energy Bonds

altenergystocks.com 13 Jan '12, 3pm

Where did all the CREBs and QCEBs go? Mystery solved. The US has for a long time used tax credits to promote the developme...

States Need to Develop Entire Clean Energy Economy, Report Finds

States Need to Develop Entire Clean Energy Econ...

cleantechnica.com 13 Jan '12, 12pm

In short, for most of the last decade, state clean energy funds have served the nation and its regional and state economie...

Energy Efficiency Saves You Money, Really!

Energy Efficiency Saves You Money, Really!

cleantechnica.com 10 Jan '12, 10am

The bottom line is that energy efficiency saves money – for both consumers and businesses . That’s what Pennsylvania reali...

U.S. Beats Expectations Saving Energy via @reworld

renewableenergyworld.com 09 Jan '12, 3pm

Americans tend to beat themselves up over their imperfections. We eat too much, watch too much TV and owe China too much m...

Record State Energy-Efficiency Investments in 2011

Record State Energy-Efficiency Investments in 2011

cleantechnica.com 05 Jan '12, 12pm

Investments in the U.S. are overwhelmingly being driven by utilities that have requirements for increasing efficiency in t...

Farming : Qatar's next big purchase: a farming sector | Peak Oil News and

Farming : Qatar's next big purchase: a farming ...

peakoil.com 07 Jan '12, 12pm

Qatar’s next big purchase: a farming sector Qatar’s energy resources have given it one of the world’s highest per capita i...