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Public-Private Partnership for a New Energy-Saving Age

Public-Private Partnership for a New Energy-Saving Age

One of the best ideas ever to come from the concept of government-corporate partnerships is the financing mechanism known as Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs). Quite simply, it uses the power of innovative private-sector financing to underwrite retrofits to federally owned buildings at no cost to taxpayers. What is more, ESPCs are a triple win because these contracts create local jobs, and upgrade the buildings’ energy systems, in turn saving energy and future taxpayer spending! Read more [...]
NEMA Lays Out the Case for Energy Savings Performance Contracts at EIA Energy Conference

NEMA Lays Out the Case for Energy Savings Performance Contracts at EIA Energy Conference

More than 850 conference attendees watched U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz deliver keynote remarks to the 2013 Energy Information Administration’s Energy Conference in Washington, DC.  Even more watched him live on C-SPAN.  Secretary Moniz was the opening speaker for an action-packed two-day conference full of federal officials, economists, industry experts, and energy advocates.  Secretary Moniz was followed by Thomas Fanning, CEO of Southern Company, who started by noting Read more [...]