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Electricity Demand Likely to Drop by 15 Percent

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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.


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Feb. 22, 2012: DOD Study Finds 7,000 Megawatts of Solar Energy Potential in California Desert

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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.


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Zager Installs Solar System at Headquarters

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Zager Plumbing & Solar Inc. announced it will soon install a 10 kW grid-tied photovoltaic system at its office headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Fla.


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Distech Controls: Web-Based Energy Management Dashboard

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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.


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Cooper Controls: Building Energy Metering System

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The Venergy Advanced Metering System provides complete energy monitoring for all electric and nonelectric load types including lighting, HVAC, plug loads, photovoltaic, water, and gas, among others.


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Feb. 15, 2012: Revenue From Building Energy Management Systems to Reach $6 Billion by 2020

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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.


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Feb. 8, 2012: Advanced Energy Center Says U.S. Energy Independence is Within Reach by 2016

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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.


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Feb. 7, 2012: U.S. Jumps to No. 1 in 2011 Global Clean Energy Investments

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The United States topped China for the first time since 2008 as global clean energy investment reached a new record of $260 billion in 2011, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.


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Feb. 2, 2012: New Online Tool to Help Consumers Manage Electricity Use and Save Money

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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.


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Feb. 1, 2012: Biogas CHP System Turns Waste Stream Into Heat and Electricity for Farm

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The Gardiner Farms cattle feedlot in Kirkton, Ontario, Canada, is producing electricity and thermal energy with a new combined heat and power (CHP) system, offsetting the prior purchase of energy produced using fossil fuels.


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