Tag: Jim Pierobon

Charley Juris: “The only way to make it work is to be part of the overall design and construction process. We help people design energy efficiency into the remodels and work with contractors we’ve vetted who have proven to us they’ll do it right and for a fair price.”

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The increasing number of investor tools focusing on sustainabie businesses should tell corporations, their directors and shareholders around the world that s

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Monopoly control of electric service prohibits competition along with the innovation and ratepayer savings that can come with it Virginia Advanced Energy Industries Coalition and others are mounting a serious push for more efficiency and renewable sources of power and the jobs that come with it Draft guidelines for Virginia under Section 111(d) the federal…

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As a big ‘squeeze’ on coal-fired power plants in the U.S. continues to gather steam, questions abound whether natural gas can make up virtually all of the difference needed to keep electricity flowing reliably AND keep consumer prices from rising significantly. That is just one of the many questions that was addressed in a unique…

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Lest there be any doubt, the call for understandable rules, regulations and disclosure requirements for the hydraulic fracturing of unconventional natural gas (aka fracking) from shale deposits deep underground is gaining steam not just in the U.S. but throughout much of the industrialized world. Now comes the International Energy Agency with its “Golden Rules for…

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That’s at least one question on this blogger’s mind. One cannot help but note the absence of “best practices” because, well, they aren’t, at least not yet. Can they be? I, for one, am willing to believe the industry CAN produce bonafide best practices. But there needs to be sufficient input from from a variety…

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Put these pieces of America’s, if not the world’s, energy puzzle together and one could see a political AND energy fix combining a lot more natural gas-fueled transportation along with renewable sources of electricity and electric vehicles. As U.S. gasoline prices lurch toward $5 per gallon and Americans are reminded this ‘Earth Week’ of the…

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Whether through regulations enforced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or efforts by  activists including the Sierra Club, working to cancel old or yet-to-be-built coal-fired power plants is proving to be a leading way of reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions. With climate legislation dead in Congress and the international COP 16 climate talks underway in Cancun, Mexico…

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