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eBay-like Reverse Auction Program Wins MEEA Inspiring Efficiency Award for Innovation

eBay-like Reverse Auction Program Wins MEEA Inspiring Efficiency Award for Innovation

The second of MEEA’s two Inspiring Efficiency Innovation Award winners was the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, who created a first-of-its-kind live online auction to award $3 million in American Reinvestment and Recovery Act-funded energy efficiency grants to businesses.  The DNR’s Best Price Energy Efficiency Program distributed [Continue]

Xcel Energy’s Innovative Energy Efficiency Program Sparks Excitement in Industrial Community

Xcel Energy’s Innovative Energy Efficiency Program Sparks Excitement in Industrial Community

The second of MEEA’s two Inspiring Efficiency Marketing Award winners is Xcel Energy, for its groundbreaking Process Efficiency program. Xcel – a utility supplier of electricity and natural gas to eight Western and Midwestern states – started the Process Efficiency program to increase the participation of large industrial customers in energy [Continue]

DTE Energy Innovative Program Brings Energy Savings to Detroit’s Independent Grocers

DTE Energy Innovative Program Brings Energy Savings to Detroit’s Independent Grocers

MEEA’s Inspiring Efficiency Innovation Award is presented each year to an organization or individual that developed and implemented a new innovative program, idea or policy in the Midwest. Actually, so many deserving projects were submitted this year that we had to name two Innovation Award winners!  However, we think you’ll see why after you [Continue]

ComEd Retro-Commissioning Program Makes an Impact

ComEd Retro-Commissioning Program Makes an Impact

MEEA named northern Illinois utility supplier ComEd as our 2011 Inspiring Efficiency Impact Award Winner for its groundbreaking retro-commissioning program. MEEA’s Impact Award is presented each year to an organization that has made a significant contribution to energy efficiency market transformation, either through the implementation of a [Continue]

Energy Center of Wisconsin Uses Online Rich Media Training

Energy Center of Wisconsin Uses Online Rich Media Training

Next in our series of award winners is Energy Center of Wisconsin, who won this year’s Inspiring Efficiency Education Award for its use of rich media – a powerful combination of video, PowerPoint and interactive tools such as online polls and live Q&A – to connect participants to its popular continuing education programs. MEEA’s [Continue]

Michigan Public Service Commissioner Monica Martinez Wins

Michigan Public Service Commissioner Monica Martinez Wins

One of the best parts of MEEA’s annual Midwest Energy Solutions Conference is the Inspiring Efficiency Awards. Each year, MEEA gets the opportunity to recognize leaders in energy efficiency who have developed and implemented some truly groundbreaking programs.  In addition to celebrating the winners at our awards dinner and gala, we’d like to [Continue]

MEEA on the Move

MEEA on the Move

MEEA is moving! After five years at our current location on Michigan Avenue, MEEA will be relocating to the Chicago Lyric Opera House at 20 N. Wacker Drive. As the issue of energy efficiency has grown so has MEEA, and hope to continue our growth at our new location.  Although not much to look at now, MEEA [Continue]

MEEA Unplugged in the 2011

MEEA Unplugged in the 2011

MEEA is in full conference preperation mode and will be posting only a few pieces leading up our event January 12th through 14th.  During our Midwest Energy Solutions Conference we will have Midwest Energy News  blogging realtime news and highlights from the conference on MEEA Unplugged. MEEA would also like to thank all of you who have [Continue]

Nebraska Looking to Update to 2009 Code Statewide

On Friday, November 19th, the Urban Affairs Committee of the Nebraska legislature held a preliminary hearing to consider amending state law in order to adopt the 2009 IECC. State law currently requires the adoption of the 2003 IECC. The purpose of this hearing was to introduce a study that shows the impact from adopting the [Continue]

Illinois Senate Energy Committee Hearing on Curbing Energy Demand

Illinois Senate Energy Committee Hearing on Curbing Energy Demand

The Illinois Senate Energy Committee held a hearing on Thursday, October 28 in Chicago.  The hearing was broken up into sections which included discussions on Renewable Energy Technologies, Renewable Generation and Energy Planning Issues, and Curbing Energy Demand.  The hearing was attended by over 50 people, and the committee heard an array of [Continue]

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