"Professor Marilyn Brown talks about demand side management and her new book, Green Savings: How Policies and Markets Drive Energy Efficiency.
Marilyn Brown, the project’s lead researcher and the Brook Byers Professor of Sustainable Systems in the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech tells Think Progress, “To minimize costs, the country needs to reduce its coal consumption more rapidly, continue to
Marilyn Brown, a public policy professor, School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech, says their model looked at implementing the Clean Power Plan with a combination of renewable and energy-efficiency policies plus a modest price on carbon.
Two new reports debunk claims that the EPA's Clean Power Plan would cost Michiganders in the form of higher energy bills.
New Research says an EPA plan to reduce carbon emissions should actually cut electricity bills, ... Professor Marilyn Brown from the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy says efficiency and shifting to wind, solar and biomass should make a typical utility bill somewhat smaller. "We see a reduction of, depending on the state, anywhere from 5 to 10 percent rather than an increase," she relates.
The Georgia Tech Working Paper on "Low-Carbon Electricity Pathways for the U.S. and the South" has just been published as announced in a Georgia Tech press release this morning. The report is attached to the press release and supporting materials can be found on the Clean Power Pathways project page.
Elizabeth Noll, of the Natural Resources Defense Council and MSPP graduate, testified before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power on Energy Efficiency. The hearing focused on the recently released discussion draft of potential energy efficiency legislation. In her blog, Noll states three provisions, "that seek to weaken, delay, and repeal strong clean energy programs that work and are what Americans want."
Marilyn Brown discusses the Energy-Efficiency Gap at the Memorial Union of Iowa State University. Read Full Article.
A blog article for Leonardo ENERGY summarizes our article on “Forty years of energy security…” with the following highlights: