West Virginia Building Conference held in conjunction with Create WV Conference
The West Virginia Building Conference will be part of the Create WV conference held at Glenville State College October 26-28. During each of the breakout sessions on October 27 and 28, there will be discussions about building, with several discussions about energy efficiency. For more information visit www.createwv.org.
Integrated Resource Planning passed; still waiting on PSC to implement rules
The West Virginia Legislature passed a bill to require electric utilities to do integrated resource planning. Under H.B. 2803, WV electric companies will have to submit electric generation plans to the WV Public Service Commission that include consideration of energy efficiency. The bill represents an agreement reached between WV electric utilities and our campaign. Integrated Resource Planning / Least Cost Planning has been a campaign of Energy Efficient West Virginia for the past three years and this is a win for advancing energy efficiency in the mountain state.
Check out the Energy Savings Action Center, by Appalachian Voices -- an online tool promoting home energy efficiency, including information about utility programs, businesses that provide energy efficiency services, and tips for simple home energy improvements.
Forward thinking legislative policy for Energy Efficiency in West Virginia
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Do you live in Charleston's EastEnd? Just curious about what's going on? Learn more about the East End Energy Efficiency competition taking place in 2013.
October 9, 2014 - Jeremiah Shelor - Harrison County to participate in state’s E3 program to reduce energy consumption in The Clarksburg Exponent Telegram.
September 23, 2014 - Paul J. Nyden - Jay not involved with Rockefeller Fund plan to divest from fossil fuels in The Charleston Gazette.
July 26, 2014 - Sarah Tincher - WV shows dim efforts in energy efficiency in The State Journal.
July 18, 2014 - Sarah Tincher - UPDATE: WVCAG tries to pump the brakes on AEP's Mitchell Plant acquisition in The State Journal.
July 13, 2014 - Jeremiah Shelor - More issues smolder over EPA power plan in The Clarksburg Exponent Telegram.
July 8, 2014 - Matt Murphy - Jones to propose fee increases in The Charleston Daily Mail.
June 25, 2014 - Editorial - Power companies need to stress energy efficiency in The Clarksburg Exponent Telegram.
June 22, 2014 - Jeremiah Shelor - Experts project increase in electric rates due to new Clean Power Plan in The Clarksburg Exponent Telegram.
June 12, 2014 - Sarah Tincher - AEP plant takeover garners criticism in The State Journal.
June 9, 2014 - Associated Press - Group Weighs in on APCo's Bid for W.Va. Power Plant on West Virginia Public Radio.
June 6, 2014 - Emmett Pepper - Energy efficiency can help meet new EPA rules in The Charleston Gazette.
June 2, 2014 - Sarah Tincher - Local leaders react to proposed EPA carbon cuts on WOWK TV.
May 25, 2014 - Caitlin Cook - Building to a new code in The Charleston Gazette-Mail.
May 19, 2014 - Charleston Area Alliance partners with e4 to drive down energy costs in The State Journal.
May 1, 2014 - Winners picked for Energy Efficiency competition in Charleston's East End in The State Journal.
May 1, 2014 - David Beard - Power Companies Seek Rate Hike in The Dominion Post.
April 25, 2014 - David Beard - Plant Sale Valid: High court affirms Mon Power deal in The Dominion Post.
April 24, 2014 - Alex Wiederspiel - WV Citizen Action Group Loses Appeal to Stop Sale of Harrison Power Station on WDTV.
April 24, 2014 - Linda Harris - Supreme Court denies Citizens Action Group's appeal of power station deal in The State Journal.
April 3, 2014 - Andrew Colegrove & the Associated Press - Ohio AEP Customers to Pay for Post Windstorm Fixes on WSAZ.
Saving Money in your Home or Business - What you can do
Energy Efficiency Assessments for Commercial Business, Local Governments and Schools
Find out about free or reduced cost energy assessments that will help your business or building meet your energy management goals.
Residential Energy Efficiency: Tips for Saving Energy in Your Home
Electricity Rates in West Virginia
Electric bills went up dramatically from 2007-2011 and have remained high ever since. Something needs to be done! Read our website to learn more and contact us with any questions.