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May 14, 2024

DOE Issues Bill of Rights to Protect Consumers

An update from the Office of State & Community Energy Programs: The Biden-Harris Administration is committed to lowering costs for American consumers in every pocket of the country. The Home Energy Rebate programs, funded through…

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May 8, 2024

Governor Mills Announces Clean Energy Jobs in Maine Surpass 15,000, Contribute $2.3B to State’s Economy

An update from the State of Maine Office of Governor Janet T. Mills: Independent analysis commissioned by the Governor’s Energy Office found Maine is more than halfway to Governor Mills’ goal of 30,000 clean energy…

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May 8, 2024

Maine and Wisconsin Submit Funding Applications, Taking Next Steps Toward Launching Rebates

An update from the Office of State and Community Energy Programs: Two more states — Maine and Wisconsin — have submitted their grant applications to the U.S. Department of Energy for the Home Efficiency Rebates…

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May 1, 2024

Total Building Performance Certificate for Deep Energy Retrofits is Now Available

The Total Building Performance Certificate, created in collaboration by the Building Performance Association (BPA), Building Performance Institute (BPI), Energy Futures Group (EFG), and Northeast Energy Efficiency Partners (NEEP), is now available and is made possible…

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May 1, 2024

BPA Welcomes Three New Board Members

BPA is pleased to announce the appointment of three new Board members: Matt Hargrove of Total Home Performance, Keith O’Hara of Eco Performance Builders, and Hal Smith of Halco. Their wealth of knowledge and experience…

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April 29, 2024

DOE Releases Communications & Marketing Toolkit

An update from the Office of State and Community Energy Programs: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is providing program administrators and other stakeholders with a toolkit to inform and educate the public about the…

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April 25, 2024

EPA Announces 60 Award Recipients for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Solar for All Program

An Update from EPA: Washington – On April 22, as the Biden-Harris Administration celebrates Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced 60 selectees that will receive $7 billion in grant awards through the Solar for…

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April 24, 2024

Mass Save Energy Efficiency and Decarbonization Plan

Mass Save has published a draft of the upcoming 2025-2027 Energy Efficiency and Decarbonization Plan. The MA Energy Efficiency Advisory Council (EEAC) will host listening sessions on the plan on May 13 and June 3. Register here. Some highlights…

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April 23, 2024

NV Clean Energy Fund Secures $156MM Federal Solar for All Grant

An update from Nevada Clean Energy Fund: Reno, NV – The Nevada Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) is thrilled to announce that the nonprofit was selected for a $156 million federal Solar for All grant. Solar for…

April 22, 2024

2024 National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show Recap

Quick Links Download Slides / Agenda | Photo Gallery The 2024 National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show (NHPC’24) brought together the second largest crowd in our national conference history. 2,490+ attendees joined us from…