energy efficiency http://wfpl.org en Louisville Metro Announces $27 Million Deal for Energy Efficient Upgrades http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-metro-announces-27-million-deal-energy-efficient-upgrades <p>A new public-private partnership will provide energy efficient upgrades to government buildings across Louisvilleā€”at no upfront cost to Louisville Metro Government.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:38:29 +0000 Erica Peterson 6959 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Metro Announces $27 Million Deal for Energy Efficient Upgrades Using Trash to Create Energy http://wfpl.org/post/using-trash-create-energy <p>When it comes to trash, you can stick it in a landfill. But using it to create energy is an increasingly popular option.</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 17:20:41 +0000 Erica Peterson 2634 at http://wfpl.org Using Trash to Create Energy New Energy Efficiency Rankings Place Indiana, Kentucky in Bottom Half of U.S. http://wfpl.org/post/new-energy-efficiency-rankings-place-indiana-kentucky-bottom-half-us <p>A new <a href="http://aceee.org/sector/state-policy/scorecard" target="_blank">nationwide ranking</a> of energy efficiency places Kentucky and Indiana in the bottom half of the nation.</p><p>The annual scorecard is produced by the <a href="http://aceee.org/" target="_blank">American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy.</a> It looks at factors such as whether utility companies offer demand-side management, which allows consumers to move electricity usage to off-peak hours, and whether state have renewable portfolio standards or statewide efficiency efforts.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 19:36:54 +0000 Erica Peterson 1881 at http://wfpl.org Renewable Energy Workshop Postponed Until March http://wfpl.org/post/renewable-energy-workshop-postponed-until-march <p>A conference on renewable energy that was scheduled for next month has been pushed back to March 2013.</p><p>This year&rsquo;s <a href="http://conncenter.org/energy-education/workshops-2012/" target="_blank">Kentucky Statewide Workshop on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency</a>&mdash;organized by the <a href="http://conncenter.org/" target="_blank">Conn Center</a> at the U of L&mdash;was supposed to be next month. But Conn Center Assistant Director Andrew Marsh says the center just decided that more academic speakers would be available at a different time of year.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 20:16:51 +0000 Erica Peterson 980 at http://wfpl.org