Posts written by Denis Du Bois

About the Author:
Denis founded Energy Priorities Magazine on Earth Day 2004 and hosts the radio program by the same name distributed by NPR. He has authored hundreds of cleantech articles for a variety of publications, ranging from Sustainable Industries Journal to the New York Times, and he has been interviewed by major news outlets, including FORTUNE and MSNBC. He lives in the Seattle, WA area. Follow him on Twitter: @Cleantech. Contact him here. Disclosure information.

LEED-Certified Green Building Projects Hit 12,000 Mark

The U.S. Green Building Council today announced that the 12,000th commercial project has earned certification in the USGBC’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. The latest addition joins more than 137,000 LEED registered and certified projects, homes, communities and neighborhoods worldwide.

Where’s my Smart Grid?

Electric meter photo on Energy Priorities

The smart grid might not have been the revolution many predicted, but it is happening — gradually.

Consumer Behavior and City Efforts toward Solar

From the consumer level on up to the city scale, solar power is expanding its share of electricity production. How can that be accelerated? A report finds a “peer effect” among consumers who install solar. And the U.S. Department of Energy publishes case studies of… Continue reading

Efficiency Tomorrow, Inc. — The Business Plan

Efficiency Tomorrow is an automated energy advisor and sustainability advocate. The business model is available for anyone who wants to start a profitable business that helps people and businesses save energy. Continue reading