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Kentucky Poised to Move Forward in Implementing Governor’s Energy Strategy

Kentucky Poised to Move Forward in Implementing Governor’s Energy Strategy

In January 2011, the Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence (DEDI) contracted MEEA to manage a two and half year stakeholder process under a cooperative agreement with US Department of Energy.  MEEA’s role is to bring together stakeholders from all sectors to assess efforts by Kentucky’s local utilities, industry and [Continue]

2013 Inspiring Efficiency Award Applications Now Available!

The 2013 Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance 9th Annual Inspiring Efficiency Awards are now open. The application submissions period will close on September 14th, 2012. 2013 will be the 9th year for the awards which recognize leading Midwest efficiency companies and individuals in the following categories: Inspiring Efficiency IMPACT Award: [Continue]

2012 Annual Meeting Recap – Net v. Gross Panel Discussion

At the 2012 Annual Meeting,  MEEA facilitated a discussion on Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (“EM&V”), specifically the impact of  “net vs. gross.” Which evaluation calculation impacts  how to to attribute energy savings for rate-payer funded  energy efficiency programs. This  is a key topic of discussion amongst [Continue]

MEEA Announces 2012 Midwest Regional Solid-State Lighting Workshop

MEEA is pleased to announce the 2012 Midwest Regional Solid-State Lighting Workshop, hosted by DTE Energy on Tuesday, August 21 in Detroit, in partnership with Michigan Energy Office. Who should come: – Public, private, and institutional operators and owners of small to large commercial buildings Expert-led topics include: – Commercial [Continue]

MEEA Elects New Board Members

Eleven leaders in energy efficiency representing energy utilities, governmental bodies, energy efficiency-related businesses and academic and research organizations have been appointed to the 2012-2013 Board of Directors for the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA). “Each board member brings valuable skills and experience that will help [Continue]

Lights for Learning Announces Video Contest Winners

MEEA and its program sponsor, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) are proud to announce the Annual Lights for Learning® video contest winners! This year’s winners displayed great talent in describing: How to save energy at home and at school through a variety of behavior changing methods The benefits of using [Continue]

MEEA Policy Webinar Recap – National Study on the Energy Savings of Appliance Standards

The MEEA Policy Webinar, National Study on the Energy Savings of Appliance Standards was held on Thursday March 29, 2012.  The webinar outlined the recently released report, The Efficiency Boom: Cashing In on the Savings from Appliance Standards  by the Appliance Standards Awareness Project (ASAP) and the American Council on an [Continue]

New MEEA Report on Building Energy Codes & Claimed Utility Savings

MEEA has released a new report on Building Energy Codes and Claimed Utility Savings as rate-payer efficiency programs and support for increased building energy codes activity has exploded in the Midwest in recent years. Since 2007, four new states have adopted new energy efficiency portfolio standards (a total of 7 states have rate-payer energy [Continue]

Solid-State Lighting Resource: MEEAs Midwest LEDers Network

MEEA is pleased to announce the launch of the Midwest LEDers (pronounced “leaders”) Network. This invitation-only network will exclusively serve efficient lighting program sponsors and will provide a forum for peer-to-peer discussions of program successes and missteps. MEEA staff will also participate in the conversation in order to highlight [Continue]

Philips LED Lamp, Winner of DOE’s L Prize®, Now Available

Philips LED Lamp, Winner of DOE’s L Prize®, Now Available

Philips Lighting has released a new LED lamp, the first recipient of the L Prize® from the U.S. Department of Energy, to the commercial market. This announcement, and the announcement of retail availability later this spring, marks the culmination of a two year process of rigorous testing and evaluation. As noted on the L Prize [Continue]

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