energy efficiency http://kbia.org en Columbia Water & Light hosts expo to help with energy efficiency http://kbia.org/post/columbia-water-light-hosts-expo-help-energy-efficiency <p>With the approach of the winter season, managers at Columbia Water &amp; Light are urging Columbia residents to maximize the energy efficiency of their homes. &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:04:53 +0000 Daniel Shapiro 43628 at http://kbia.org Columbia Water & Light hosts expo to help with energy efficiency Mo. energy-efficiency program tops $100 million in loans http://kbia.org/post/mo-energy-efficiency-program-tops-100-million-loans <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Missouri program that is now entering its 25th year has provided more than $100 million in loans for energy efficiency projects around the state.</span></p><p>This Department of Natural Resources program helps finance energy-saving measures such as improved insulation, windows, lighting and heating and cooling systems. The loans are available to public schools and colleges, local governments, water and sewage treatment facilities and some hospitals.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 21:46:02 +0000 Associated Press 36909 at http://kbia.org Mo. energy-efficiency program tops $100 million in loans Mo. ranks near bottom of most energy efficient states list http://kbia.org/post/mo-ranks-near-bottom-most-energy-efficient-states-list <p>The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy has again ranked Missouri in the bottom ten in its annual Energy Efficiency Scorecard report.&nbsp;</p><p>Missouri was ranked as 43rd out of the 51 areas rated coming in just ahead of&nbsp; 44<sup>th</sup> placed Kansas and last-placed Mississippi. The report covers six aspects of energy efficiency. Utility and public benefits programs, transport-action policies and building energy codes- were the largest contributors to a state’s score.</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 23:57:50 +0000 Richard Jones 22366 at http://kbia.org Mo. ranks near bottom of most energy efficient states list Ameren energy efficiency plan approved by PSC http://kbia.org/post/ameren-energy-efficiency-plan-approved-psc <p>Missouri utility regulators have given approval for what Ameren Missouri calls the most aggressive energy efficiency plan ever in the state.</p><p>Under the plan approved Wednesday by the Missouri Public Service Commission, Ameren will invest $147 million over three years in several programs that seek to reduce electricity use by 800 million megawatt-hours.</p><p>The plan was part of a negotiated settlement among Ameren, PSC staff, consumer advocates and environmental groups.</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 13:27:05 +0000 Associated Press 18604 at http://kbia.org Ameren energy efficiency plan approved by PSC City takes aim at energy efficiency in rental units http://kbia.org/post/city-takes-aim-energy-efficiency-rental-units <p>The City of Columbia wants rental property owners to make their units more energy efficient. The city&#39;s first step is to find out just how efficient &ndash; or inefficient&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;those houses and apartments are.</p><p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 15:11:51 +0000 Samantha Sunne 10179 at http://kbia.org City takes aim at energy efficiency in rental units