How EE Will Benefit From The Recession

Jan. 15, 2009
Lisa Cohn of Energy Efficiency Markets interviews Scott Sklar, founder and president of The Stella Group and Chair of the Steering Committee of the Sustainable Energy Coalition. Energy efficiency will likely grow even more than it would have without a recession because of the strong efficiency stipulations outlined in the federal economic stimulus package, he […]

Lisa Cohn of Energy Efficiency Markets interviews Scott Sklar, founder and president of The Stella Group and Chair of the Steering Committee of the Sustainable Energy Coalition. Energy efficiency will likely grow even more than it would have without a recession because of the strong efficiency stipulations outlined in the federal economic stimulus package, he says. What’s more, businesses seeking to save money will find ways to invest in EE. He identifies the sector most likely to grow.

About the Author

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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