Water & Wastewater
On March 18th, ACEEE released its 8th report as part of our series of state clean energy studies, entitled North Carolina’s Energy Future: Electricity, Water, and Transportation Efficiency. On the same day, Vice President Biden spoke nearby at CREE, an LED lighting manufacturer, highlighting the local company as a model of job opportunities in the clean-tech industry.
ACEEE released South Carolina's Energy Future: Minding Its Efficiency Resources at back-to-back press events in Charleston on November 11 and in Columbia on November 12 attended by South Carolina Senate President Glenn McConnell and Senator Paul Campbell. Speaking at the Charleston event, Senator McConnell stated, “South Carolina must act now before we face an energy crisis. We need to move toward more balanced energy solutions.
Charleston, S.C. — A new study released today shows that a combination of energy and water efficiency policies could cut electricity and water bills for South Carolinians by $5.1 billion and could create almost 22,000 new “green” jobs by 2025.
Washington, D.C. — Today the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released a roadmap report on improving energy in the municipal water and wastewater industry. This report documents the results of a roadmap workshop held in July 2004 that brought together 50 leading experts in water, wastewater, and energy, and provides recommendations on steps that can be taken to make the industry more sustainable.