Consumer Apathy and Anger About Energy Bills

April 22, 2013
Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters interviews Suzanne Shelton, founder and CEO of the Shelton Group, which is a marketing and communications agency that focuses on sustainability and energy efficiency. A new study from the Shelton Group shows a decline in purchases of energy efficiency products and services by consumers. Shelton says consumers are apathetic and angry about […]

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters interviews Suzanne Shelton, founder and CEO of the Shelton Group, which is a marketing and communications agency that focuses on sustainability and energy efficiency. A new study from the Shelton Group shows a decline in purchases of energy efficiency products and services by consumers. Shelton says consumers are apathetic and angry about their energy bills and often blame utilities, rather than taking control of their energy usage.

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Lisa Cohn | Contributing Editor

I focus on the West Coast and Midwest. Email me at [email protected]

I’ve been writing about energy for more than 20 years, and my stories have appeared in EnergyBiz, SNL Financial, Mother Earth News, Natural Home Magazine, Horizon Air Magazine, Oregon Business, Open Spaces, the Portland Tribune, The Oregonian, Renewable Energy World, Windpower Monthly and other publications. I’m also a former stringer for the Platts/McGraw-Hill energy publications. I began my career covering energy and environment for The Cape Cod Times, where Elisa Wood also was a reporter. I’ve received numerous writing awards from national, regional and local organizations, including Pacific Northwest Writers Association, Willamette Writers, Associated Oregon Industries, and the Voice of Youth Advocates. I first became interested in energy as a student at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, where I helped design and build a solar house.

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