Manufacturing

October 30, 2014
We’ve heard a lot lately about some large energy-using customers like large factories and retail chains seeking to opt out of energy efficiency programs. But what about the states and utility service...
July 30, 2014
Smart manufacturing, the integration of all facets of manufacturing through the use of information and communication technologies (ICT), is set to transform the industrial sector and its use of...
January 9, 2014
Any serious effort to acquire energy savings from the manufacturing sector will need to address the needs of small and medium-sized manufacturers. While most industrial energy efficiency programs...
October 24, 2013
Intelligent efficiency refers to a systematic approach to saving energy that marries traditional energy efficiency with wireless and cloud-based computer technologies. These technologies enhance our...
May 1, 2013
Last year, President Obama issued an Executive Order recognizing the importance of industrial energy efficiency and combined heat and power (CHP). Accelerating Investment in Industrial Energy, issued...
April 24, 2013
The Ohio Manufacturers’ Association (OMA) today released Ohio’s Energy Efficiency Resource Standard: Impacts on the Ohio Wholesale Electricity Market and Benefits to the State, a report that the OMA...
February 26, 2013
Today I have the privilege of testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. My hope is that this is the beginning of a discussion that will lead to federal energy efficiency...
February 12, 2013
There’s been a lot of talk lately about the resurgence of manufacturing in America. Whether you call it reshoring, backshoring, or insourcing, manufacturing companies have been bringing product...
December 20, 2012
Much of the equipment and production processes in America’s factories are decades old and not as efficient as modern equipment and processes in use by many of our international competitors. While...
November 20, 2012
As the nation begins to ponder tax reform next year, we have an opportunity to create a new corporate tax structure that encourages investments that benefit society, such as energy efficiency, as...