Progress Energy customers will soon have a little more motivation to be more efficient. Progress Energy will begin sending notices to customers comparing their energy use with neighbor's of similar size homes. For the competitive type, this makes saving energy a type of competition, competing for the top score and most efficient house! These notices will begin going out in June. A little friendly competition may be just what is needed to encourage some households to save…Continue
Toyota accompanied every dessert at its greeny-green Sustainable Mobility Seminar last night in La Jolla, Calif., with its own sweet news: a press release announcing it has just sold its 1 millionth Prius hybrid in the U.S.
The little first-generation Prius from 11 years ago didn't exactly come across as the car that would shake the world. It was a subcompact, econobox-looking car hatched into a world of cheap gasoline. But the next generation of Priuses was significantly improved.…Continue
Added by Anna Leonard on April 12, 2011 at 12:26pm — No Comments
SALISBURY — With the looming state and local budget cuts, school systems across North Carolina are looking for cost-savings wherever possible. Some have already found success and want to energize other school systems to take similar actions.
EduCon, a Winston-Salem based energy conservation consulting company, works with school systems to reduce energy consumption and costs, which in most cases is the second highest line-item in a school system’s budget.
“Energy costs continue…Continue
Added by Anna Leonard on April 7, 2011 at 2:44pm — No Comments