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Wiser has created a free energy efficiency news email so you can stay informed as individuals, businesses, entrepreneurs, governments and organizations strive to use less energy. Our digest is delivered to your inbox once a day and contains the best stories on energy efficiency from around the web. There are several key objectives for making the world more energy efficient. This includes protecting the environment and reducing costs. Sustainability of energy resources and reducing the level of energy imports are also high on the agenda for many countries. Energy efficiency is achieved in many ways. This includes in people's homes and in other buildings with the introduction of things like energy efficient lighting, insulation, and more efficient heating and cooling systems. Industry, air travel and road vehicles are other areas where improvements are being sought. With the latest energy efficiency news you can stay up-to-date on the statistics, the latest innovations, and the government policies that affect the field. Registration is easy and free, so sign up today.

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Your Web Use Leaves A Carbon Footprint, Here's How You Can Reduce It
Forbes • Neil Yeoh, Under 30
Can Businesses Override The White House When It Comes To The Environment
Forbes • Contributor, Esha Chhabra
Green groups say it’s high time for Dems to condemn fracking
Grist • Rebecca Leber
Energy Efficiency’s Existential Crisis Is Also an Opportunity
Greentech Media • Matt Golden
The Bloom Is Still Off (NPK-Dependent, Non-Sustainable, Non-Economically Viable) Algae Biofuels
Seeking Alpha • Durwood Dugger
If Only a Simple Gadget Rating Could Save Us From Cyberattack
MIT Technology Review • Jamie Condliffe
This Energy Bill Lays the Groundwork for a Much Bigger Fight to Come
Mother Jones • Rebecca Leber
Rick Perry Is Fighting Historical Forces In The Energy Market–He’s Going To Lose
Fast Company • Ben Schiller
Vattenfall & Stadtwerke München Inaugurate 288 MW Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm
CleanTechnica • Joshua S. Hill
Global Funding For Battery Storage, Smart Grid, & Energy Efficiency Tops $1 Billion In H1 2017
CleanTechnica • Joshua S. Hill
 
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Climate Change, Energy Efficiency
Your Web Use Leaves A Carbon Footprint, Here's How You Can Reduce It
ForbesNeil Yeoh, Under 30
When considering what makes the internet controversial these days, themes like trolling, fake news and net neutrality come to mind. But the fundamental challenges of the internet are perhaps lesser known. Earlier this month, when the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced...
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Agriculture, Climate Change
Can Businesses Override The White House When It Comes To The Environment
ForbesContributor, Esha Chhabra
According to new research published in Nature Climate Change, we have even less time to address the impact of climate change. In the Paris Climate Agreement, the key number was “below 2 degrees Celsius.” If we can keep warming below that threshold,...
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Climate Change, Coal Industry
Green groups say it’s high time for Dems to condemn fracking
GristRebecca Leber
This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The Senate soon could be considering legislation to modernize the nation’s energy policy. The wide-ranging and surprisingly bipartisan bill, cosponsored by Senate Energy...
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Cleantech, Distributed Generation
Energy Efficiency’s Existential Crisis Is Also an Opportunity
Greentech MediaMatt Golden
Just about every plan to achieve a clean-energy, low-carbon future includes a large helping of energy efficiency. But while it’s true that efficiency is generally much cheaper than generation, energy efficiency as we know it faces an existential challenge. The rate at...
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Biofuels, Coal Industry
The Bloom Is Still Off (NPK-Dependent, Non-Sustainable, Non-Economically Viable) Algae Biofuels
Seeking AlphaDurwood Dugger
Summary Algae biofuel has little, if any, potential to significantly offset the global energy demand and growing energy deficit. At-scale commercial algae biofuel is still dependent on petroleum and NPK (nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium) fertilizers. All are petroleum dependent and, as such, are...
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Energy Efficiency, Security Software & Services
If Only a Simple Gadget Rating Could Save Us From Cyberattack
MIT Technology ReviewJamie Condliffe
In these hyper-connected days, where every Internet-enabled device appears to be corralled by criminals to carry out cyberattacks, wouldn’t it be great to find a little peace of mind? Wouldn’t it be nice, say, if every time you went to buy a...
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Climate Change, Coal Industry
This Energy Bill Lays the Groundwork for a Much Bigger Fight to Come
Mother JonesRebecca Leber
The Senate soon could be considering legislation to modernize the nation’s energy policy. The wide-ranging and surprisingly bi-partisan bill, co-sponsored by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), updates policies on a host of...
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Coal Industry, Energy Efficiency
Rick Perry Is Fighting Historical Forces In The Energy Market–He’s Going To Lose
Fast CompanyBen Schiller
In his 2011 book Reinventing Fire, the renowned physicist and environmentalist Amory Lovins laid out how the U.S. could power itself largely with renewables by 2050–and save money at the same time. By tripling investment in energy efficiency and quintupling the use...
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Cleantech, Energy & Utilities
Vattenfall & Stadtwerke München Inaugurate 288 MW Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm
CleanTechnicaJoshua S. Hill
Swedish power company Vattenfall and German communal company Stadtwerke München have successfully completed the construction and officially inaugurated the 288 MW Sandbank offshore wind farm this week, making way for enough clean electricity for 400,000 German households. This past Sunday, Vattenfall and...
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Cleantech, Economic Policy
Global Funding For Battery Storage, Smart Grid, & Energy Efficiency Tops $1 Billion In H1 2017
CleanTechnicaJoshua S. Hill
The total global funding raised during the first half of the year for the battery storage, smart grid, and energy efficiency sectors topped $1 billion, a 25% increase over the same time a year ago, according to new figures published by Mercom...
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