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Energy efficiency also helps low-income customers

  State House Rep. Joe Gibbons - Photo: Tallahassee Democrat Rep. Joe Gibbons has kindly allowed us to reprint his published essay.  He addresses the critical need that low-income utility customers have…

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ACEEE says more, More, MORE energy efficiency

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Cobb EMC in Georgia Tops List of Bad Coop Practices

Last week in Atlanta, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) held their annual meeting, which brought together leaders from over 900 Electric Membership Cooperatives (EMCs) across the country.  The annual meeting…

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Life is More Than Peak Experience, There is Daily Opportunity!

How do we get people to lower their electricity consumption overall, not just at peak?  A recent conference in Florida showed the high-tech perspective of some energy industry folks and continuing utility focus on cutting demand at…

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Florida Utilities Balking at Efficiency Goals

The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) just set goals for electric energy efficiency well below targets set—and achieved—by other states, but not surprisingly, several FEECA utilities filed objections seeking still lower goals. Earlier, we reviewed the…

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EPA Rules Mean Big Challenges Ahead for Dirty Coal

In recent months, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken great strides to improve air quality and protect the environment by proposing stricter standards for ozone and sulfur dioxide, and begin regulation…

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Florida PSC Fails to Answer the Call on Energy Efficiency

The PSC meeting last week was marked by two dramatic changes for Florida electric utilities.  Utility-oriented commissioner Carter was succeeded as chair for 2010-2012 by the far more consumer-oriented commissioner, Nancy Argenziano.  In remarks made while…

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Florida editorial writers urge strong state efficiency goals

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Florida Utilities Drag State Efficiency Ranking Down

This post was co-authored by Brandi Colander, NRDC, and John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Will the Florida Public Service Commission Stick with the Status Quo on Efficiency?

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.