Pursuing the Latest and Greatest Energy Resource: Energy Efficiency

Today and tomorrow I am at the ACEEE Energy Efficiency as a Resource Conference.  This event has gathered over 400 individuals from utilities, consulting companies, research groups, and organizations, to explore this concept: Energy efficiency as a resource.

The cheapest unit of energy is the one you don’t use.  As we use more energy, as homeowners, business owners, industry, and government, our utility companies work hard to provide us that energy in a reliable and cost effective way.  But if we keep using more and more, they have to build more power plants, and power plants are expensive.  And guess who pays for them?  We do. Continue reading