The Challenges of Implementing EE in the US

May 14, 2008
Energy Efficiency Markets interviews Nick Brass, chief executive, CoolNRG USA Inc., about the challenges–especially from utilities and regulators–his company faces implementing energy efficiency in the US. He explains how the process is much more streamlined in other countries, and how it could be improved in the US.

Energy Efficiency Markets interviews Nick Brass, chief executive, CoolNRG USA Inc., about the challenges–especially from utilities and regulators–his company faces implementing energy efficiency in the US. He explains how the process is much more streamlined in other countries, and how it could be improved in the US.

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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