A survey of 50 energy experts released by economists at The Brattle Group reported that energy efficiency is likely to cause a drop of 5 to 15 percent in U.S. electricity consumption by the year 2020, relative to forecast trends.
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) could generate 7,000 megawatts (MW) of solar energy — equivalent to the output of seven nuclear power plants — on four military bases located in the California desert, according to a study released by DOD’s Office of Installations and Environment.
A web-based energy management dashboard, the EC-NetAX EnerVue, provides visualization of vital building metrics through an easy-to-use, browser-based dashboard application. The dashboard allows users to quickly identify issues and take action.
Worldwide revenue from building energy management systems is forecast to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of nearly 14 percent through the rest of this decade, reaching just under $6 billion a year by 2020, according to a new report from Pike Research.
The United States can virtually eliminate the need for imported energy in less than a decade, through advancements in energy exploration that tap into the nation’s domestic energy resources, according to Advanced Energy Center of America.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announced that federal officials joined with utility and technology executives in Silicon Valley to announce a new online tool designed to allow consumers in California and other states to download their household energy use information and help them save energy and reduce their utility bills.