With the Energy Efficiency rules debate gaining momentum, more media attention has been given to the matter. The Advocate posted an opinion piece about these issues, written by the Sierra Club’s Gulf States representative Jordan Macha. Click here for the link
Archives for March 2013
In a bizarre reversal last Wednesday, the Louisiana Public Service Commission repealed the energy efficiency rules they had just passed in December, thereby undoing their first and only step toward saving customers money through efficiency. The impetus for the rollback of existing regulations? Retirement of a Commissioner supportive of the policy; A new Commission Chairman inclined to […]
Check out yet another article on the LPSC’s decision to delay energy efficiency programs in Louisiana! Click here for the link
Tomorrow – Wednesday 13 at 8 am our Executive Director Casey Roberts will be hosting a radio show on WTUL 91.5 FM discussing LPSC and the Energy Efficiency rules. Tune in to hear a great show!
AAE Net Metering Comments After LPSC failed to address the net metering rules’ short comings, Alliance submitted comments on Docket No. R-31417 voicing our concerns. Check out what we have to say!
Louisiana Takes a Big Step Backward on Energy Efficiency and Customers Will Pay the Price March 4, 2013 By Maggie Molina, State Policy Program Senior Manager Last Wednesday was a sad day for energy efficiency in Louisiana, and customers will end up paying the price. In a sudden move, the Louisiana Public Service Commission (PSC) voted to overturn […]
Dear Aaron, If Entergy New Orleans gets its way, New Orleans will remain totally reliant on dirty sources of energy like nuclear, coal and natural gas for decades into the future.1 The company just released a draft of its long term energy plan,2 and incredibly, it doesn’t include any investments in renewable energy projects in New […]
Louisiana Public Service Commission Snatches Energy Efficiency Programs Away Baton Rouge, LA – The energy efficiency rules were good rules. They were not aggressive, nor innovative. They didn’t need to be. There was no reason to recreate the wheel when forty-six other states and the City of New Orleans had already figured it out. Over […]
After an upsetting retraction of the Energy Efficiency rules last Wednesday, the nation has turned its attention to the State of Louisiana. The rest of the nation recognizes Louisiana’s need for energy efficiency. It’s time for us to get on board! http://www.businessweek.com http://www.forbes.com As the battle for the Energy Efficiency rules continues on, we’ve made tons of […]
On Wednesday, February 20, 2013, Entergy New Orleans hosted the first public conference on the New Orleans Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which will determine New Orleans’ energy future for the next 20 years. Entergy New Orleans representative, Jim Lanning presented a plan that is uninspiring and lacks vision. Entergy New Orleans plans to meet the city’s needs by relying on […]