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Youtube - Energy Efficiency: a Win-Win (Hill briefing)
Youtube - Energy Efficiency: a Win-Win (Hill briefing)
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing hosted in coordination with the House Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus on the best energy source of all: energy efficiency. There is no cheaper, cleaner energy than... Read More
International efforts to reduce emissions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) can provide near-term climate change mitigation and improve public health and food security. These pollutants - including black carbon (soot), methane, tropospheric... Read More
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) and the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) organized a briefing about the important and growing role that renewable energy plays in the American energy mix. Renewable energy resources –... Read More
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) organized a briefing on insurance industry perspectives on recent extreme weather events and how strategic investment can help manage the threats posed by a changing and more severe climate. In New... Read More
On October 2, 2012, the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing on the growth of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in the United States and on efforts to spur greater transport electrification. The briefing discussed how... Read More
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing that challenged widely held assumptions about renewable energy and the infrastructure needed to connect it to the grid. The Midwest’s steady winds could, in theory, power the entire... Read More
Using biomass fuels in place of oil and gasoline will help us reduce our dependence on oil and improve our own energy and national security. Replacing these imported fuels with homegrown alternatives, we can begin to generate jobs at home and repair... Read More
By creating symbiotic relationships with other nations, especially our neighbors, the United States can begin using hydroelectric power efficiently as a means of moving away from our oil dependency. Canada and the United States have a complementary... Read More
This year's Solar Decathlon was big on zero-energy homes and innovation. Watch and learn more on how different teams from all over the world created the balance between practicality and efficiency necessary for a net-zero home.
District energy systems distribute thermal energy (steam, hot water, and/or chilled water) through a network of underground pipes to multiple buildings in an area, such as a downtown district, college or hospital campus, airport, or military base.... Read More

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