In his first budget proposal, President Donald Trump suggested major cuts for many federal environmental programs. Among the casualties of the “America First” budget would be the Energy Star Program, a popular and successful energy efficiency initiative. Energy Star costs little and saves billions. Eliminating it would be a huge mistake.
Posted by Matthew Kahn on 05.10.17
This week our community mourns the passing and celebrates the legacy of one of its pioneers. Arthur H. Rosenfeld passed away last Friday leaving behind not only loved ones but also a lifetime of inspired and inspiring work on behalf of energy efficiency.
Posted by Heather Halstead on 01.31.17Energy Efficiency Energy Innovations Energy Policies Uncategorized Utilities & Energy Providers
In office for a few days, President Donald Trump has already initiated major changes in US energy policy. From energy efficiency standards, to transmission regulations, to his America First Energy Plan, President Trump has launched American energy strategy in a new direction. We explain what his major policy changes might mean for the future.
Posted by Heather Halstead on 01.26.17
We’ve gathered some of the latest industry news for you. The calendar has flipped to 2017 and we offer a look at some of the most important energy efficiency updates, featuring an emboldened Energy Department and a growing marijuana industry, that came at the end of 2016.
Posted by Heather Halstead on 01.03.17
We’ve gathered some of the latest industry news for you. With the shakeup in Washington at the top of everyone’s minds, this month we offer a look at several of November’s best articles on the election and its aftermath.
Posted by Heather Halstead on 11.17.16
When the American people elected Donald Trump as their next president, they chose a new course for America’s energy strategy. Below, we look back at our (lightly edited) post from November on Trump’s election to reexamine what you can expect to change (or remain the same) over the next four years.
Posted by Heather Halstead on 11.09.16