Utility energy efficiency programs expand

According to a new report from the Institute for Electric Efficiency (IEE), Americans saved enough electricity to power almost 10 million homes in 2010, which is 21 percent better than we did the previous year. The report analyzed utility energy efficiency programs, which are expanding so quickly that the IEE expects them to surpass forecasts predicting $12 billion budgeted…

Simple Energy launches in Texas

Today, Simple Energy announced that people in Texas can now sign up for a social, fun and simple way to save energy with the Simple Energy Customer Engagement Platform, an online game that allows users to compete with friends and win prizes for increased energy efficiency. Households in the Houston and Dallas metro areas (specifically, those in the Oncor and Centerpoint service territories)…