Upcoming Workshops on "Energy Efficiency Best Practices in Commercial and Government Buildings"
Friday, May 16th - Tridelphia, WV
Thurs, June 12th - Beckley, WV
Thurs, June 26th - Charleston, WV
Thurs, July 17th - Martinsburg, WV
Wed, August 6th - Parkersburg, WV
Wed, Sept 17th - Huntington, WV
Sponsored by: WV Division of Energy, Industries of the Future-WV, and the West Virginia University Industrial Assessment Center.
Integrated Resource Planning passed!
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 new Energy Savings Action Center, launched by Appalachian Voices -- an exciting 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.
April 3, 2014 - Andrew Colegrove & the Associated Press - Ohio AEP Customers to Pay for Post Windstorm Fixes
February 4, 2014 - Stacy Gloss - W. Va. needs energy efficiency targets. Letters to the Editor, WV Gazette
January 29, 2014 - If AEP’s APCo Really Wants to Cut Its Winter Peak Load, Then It Needs to Get Serious in The Power Line
January 29, 2014 - Appalachian Power president shares energy views - in Beckley Register-Herald.
December 7, 2013 - WVU Parkersburg Public Relations Students to Host Energy Efficiency Expo Dec. 7. on WVUP student affairs website.
November 11, 2013 - Editorial Report highlights steps state can take to improve energy efficiency in the Huntington Register Herald
November 6, 2013 - Ken Ward Jr. W. Va. makes strides, but still ranked low on energy efficiency in the WV Gazette
November 6, 2013 - Jim Ross - Citizen Action Group Appeals Harrison Power Plant Sale in the WV State Journal
November 6, 2013 - Associated Press - Citizen Action Group Appeals Ruling on Harrison Plant Deal in the Daily Mail
November 6, 2013 - Ken Ward Jr - FirstEnergy Case Appealed to Supreme Court in WV Gazette.
November 2, 2013 - Warren E. Stewart - Op. Ed. Lets hope consumer advocate does just that in the WV Gazette.
October 9, 2013 - Ken Ward Jr. MonPower accepts PSC plant sale conditions in the WV Gazette.
October 8, 2013 -Ken Ward Jr. Group to appeal PSC decision on Harrison Plant in the WV Gazette.
September 13, 2013 - Jeff Jenkins, Mon Power says it needs to know soon on Harrison Power Station, in WV Metro News.
September 11, 2013 - Ken Ward Jr., Buying power cheaper than power plant, group says, in the Sunday WV Gazette.
August 27, 2013 - Ken Ward Jr., PSC seeks hearing on Harrison plant deal, in the WV Gazette
August 26, 2013 - Ken Ward Jr., Harrison plant costs too high, consumer group says, in the WV Gazette
August 21, 2013 - FirstEnergy Harrison Settlement Not in the Public Interest - Keryn Newman Stop Path WV Blog
August 21, 2013 - FirstEnergy Settlement - Smoke and Mirrors - Bill Howley, The Power Line
August 21, 2013 - Jim Ross - FirstEnergy reaches settlement in asset transfer case in the State Journal.
August 22, 2013 - Dan Heyman Harrison Power Plant Deal Still 'Not Good' for Ratepayers. Public News Service West Virginia
August 21, 2013 - Ken Ward Jr. Deal reached (mostly) in Harrison Plant Case in Coal Tattoo, Charleston Gazette.
August 21, 2013 - Ken Ward Jr. FirstEnergy says it has deal on Harrison County plant in the Charleston Gazette.
August 8, 2013 - Walton Shepherd West Virginia Needs to Rethink its Energy letter to the editor in the Daily Mail.
July 31, 2013 - Pam Kasey Virginia Commission rejects APCo purchase of Mitchell plant in the State Journal
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 are rising in West Virginia!
The average electricity rate has risen 46% in the past five years in West Virginia, while the national average electricity rate has increased only 14%. Something needs to be done! Read our website to learn more and contact us with any questions.