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Iowa Releases State Energy Plan

Iowa Releases State Energy Plan

On December 21, Iowa Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds, along with  the Iowa Economic Development Authority, the Iowa Department of Transportation and the Iowa Partnership for Economic Progress released the Iowa Energy Plan. The plan will serve as a guide for the development of an affordable, reliable and sustainable energy system within the state [Continue]

Kasich Vetoes Extension of Energy Efficiency Freeze

Kasich Vetoes Extension of Energy Efficiency Freeze

On December 27, Ohio Governor John Kasich vetoed Substitute House Bill 554 (Sub. HB 554), which would have extended the two year freeze of the state’s renewable portfolio standard and energy efficiency resource standard (EERS). Specifically, Sub. HB 554 would have imposed an unenforced 1% annual energy savings requirement through 2018, an [Continue]

New DOE Jobs Report Shows Promising Outlook for Energy Efficiency

New DOE Jobs Report Shows Promising Outlook for Energy Efficiency

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) recently released the Annual United States Energy and Employment Report (USEER) and the numbers look good for energy efficiency. The USEER study focused on four segments of the energy market—Electric Power Generation and Fuels; Transmission, Distribution and Storage; Energy Efficiency; and Motor [Continue]

Better Bulbs, Better Jobs: New NRDC Report Outlines Critical Benefits of Ohio Industry

Better Bulbs, Better Jobs: New NRDC Report Outlines Critical Benefits of Ohio Industry

The following is an original piece written by Dylan Sullivan with the Natural Resources Defense Council. The story was originally posted on the NRDC blog Switchboard on February 21, 2012. Maybe you’ve heard about the many benefits of the federal light bulb efficiency standards that went into effect almost two months ago, on January 1st: [Continue]