Note from VAEEC Executive Director Chelsea Harnish
Last year was an exciting year for the Virginia Energy Efficiency Council. We are highlighting our successes with our 2016 Annual Report available now for download.
Over the last 12 months, we have:… Read the rest
“Over the last several years, smart thermostats have opened up new opportunities for residential Demand Response programs, helping to achieve load management goals at reduced cost, while bringing additional benefits such as energy efficiency and improved customer satisfaction. Having worked … Read the rest
Lowell Ungar, Senior Policy Advisor with the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, wrote the following blog post on what the future of energy efficiency looks like under the Trump administration.
Barely one week into the new administration, … Read the rest
The short 2017 Virginia General Assembly is now in session. The VAEEC has taken the following positions on energy efficiency-related bills up for consideration:
VAEEC supports HB 1465 (Sullivan)/ SB 990 (Dance)– Requires DMME or GEC to continue tracking … Read the rest
Through the Governor’s Executive Council on Energy Efficiency (GEC), the VAEEC was tasked with leading a working group on consistent messaging to help utility and private providers in the Commonwealth deliver similar messages to consumers regarding energy efficiency benefits … Read the rest
By Chelsea Harnish and Andrew Grigsby
On January 10, we represented the VAEEC and made the case for Virginia adopting the model energy codes for new buildings before the EO-57 Working Group. This is a group convened by Secretary of … Read the rest
Keep Clean Energy Momentum Strong in Virginia with VAEEC by Keeping Us in Mind for Sponsorships
February 2017 update: The Spring Meeting will be held May 19th in Richmond. We are seeking 2 “Partners of VAEEC” top level sponsors at … Read the rest
Richmond, Virginia (December 13, 2016) — The Virginia Energy Efficiency Council (VAEEC) has welcomed a new Chair of the Board of Directors, David Steiner, President and CEO of D+R International Ltd. Steiner takes over at a critical moment for energy … Read the rest
The Virginia Energy Efficiency Council is diligently working to build a coalition of support for Property Assessed Clean Energy financing, or PACE, and to provide guidance and resources to localities interested in developing PACE programs. To assist with this effort, … Read the rest
Winners Honored by Virginia Energy Efficiency Council (VAEEC) and Governor McAuliffe at Richmond reception
Photos from the awards ceremony can be found on our Facebook page and Google Drive.
Richmond, Virginia (November 29, 2016) – The Virginia Energy Efficiency … Read the rest