MEEA in the News

Gov. Quinn lights up about efficient energy

Jan 11, 2012

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn kicked off the Midwest Industrial Energy Efficiency Summit Wednesday, strongly endorsing plans for a high-speed rail line from Chicago to St. Louis.

Biz Beat: Clean energy means more jobs, report says

From the Cap Times, October 25, 2011:

When it comes to "green jobs," many envision things like solar panel manufacturing or biofuel development.

State urged to beef up clean energy policies in order to create jobs

From the Wisconsin State Journal, October 25, 2011:

Two reports show Wisconsin has a significant renewable power industry, but with a stronger state commitment, it could be saving more energy and creating more jobs.

Wisconsin has more than 300 businesses involved in wind or solar energy, providing more than 12,000 jobs, according to a study by the Environmental Law and Policy Center in Chicago.


Video: July 2011 DOE SSL Market Introduction Workshop

MEEA's lighting program manager, Chad Bulman, is featured in another DOE solid-state lighting video, this one from Jim Brodrick's opening presentation at the July 2011 DOE SSL Market Introduction Workshop in Seattle, Washington.

 The  video can be viewed at the DOE EERE SSL website.

L-Prize 60W Replacement Competition

MEEA's Chad Bulman is featured in a recent video about the U.S. Department of Energy's L-Prize Competition.

Guest column: Ohio’s energy-efficiency efforts paying dividends

By the Dayton Daily News | Saturday, May 28, 2011, 12:00 AM

This commentary was written by Jay Wrobel, executive director of the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, a nonprofit funded through member companies, organizations, and governments supporting energy efficiency, including Duke Energy, AEP, DP&L and Columbia Gas.

The Growing Market for LED Lighting

Program Manager Chad Bulman was a featured guest on the Real Energy Writers' Energy Efficiency Markets Podcast.  Lisa Cohn of realenergywriters.com interviewed Chad about the fast-growing market for LED lighting, how and where LED is best applied and challenges to spreading the use of LED lighting.

The podcast can be listened to at the Real Energy Writers website

Opponents seek repeal of phase out of incandescent bulbs

MEEA's resident lighting expert, Chad Bulman, was interviewed by East Lansing, Michigan's WKAR about the upcoming phase-out of low-efficiency incandescent lighting.

The audio and transcript of that interview are available from WKAR.