Transformer Manufacturer Announces Support for Efficiency Standard Boosting Proposal Being Considered by the U.S. Department of Energy
Washington, D.C. — A consortium of electric utilities and environmental and energy efficiency organizations is hailing the announcement last week by transformer manufacturer ABB to endorse new efficiency standards proposed by the consortium for the nation's approximately 41 million electric distribution transformers.
Utilities, Efficiency and Environmental Groups Join to Propose New Efficiency Standard for Electric Transformers
Washington, D.C. — The nation's investor- and municipally owned electric utilities, in another indication of energy efficiency's growing value to America's economy, today joined with environmental and energy efficiency organizations to recommend significantly higher efficiency standards for the estimated 41 million distribution transformers now serving the electricity system.
While a shift in Congressional leadership promises a more serious focus on energy efficiency and other clean energy issues in the new year, states have not been standing idly by. The most significant state energy efficiency policy initiatives in recent months include ones on climate policy, energy efficiency resource standards (EERS), and new efficiency initiatives by utilities.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Environmental and energy efficiency advocates today praised eight utility companies for supporting strong, new national energy efficiency standards for electric distribution transformers.