Blue Green Alliance
The BlueGreen Alliance advocates the growth in the number and quality of jobs in the
clean economy by expanding a broad range of industries, including renewable energy,
energy efficiency, the substitution of safer, cleaner chemicals, modern transportation
systems and advanced vehicle technology, domestic manufacturing, high-speed Internet
and a smart, efficient electrical grid, green schools and other public buildings,
improving our nations water infrastructure, recycling, and sustainable agriculture.
Southwest Energy Efficiency Project
Promotes greater energy efficiency in a six-state region that includes Arizona, Colorado,
Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Learn what SWEEP is doing to help consumers,
businesses, utilities, and local and state governments increase energy efficiency.
Texas Energy Efficiency
Provides a general overview of energy efficiency in Texas, as well as specific details
regarding energy efficiency programs offered by the state's investor-owned utilities.
Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association
A non-profit trade association of companies and individuals engaged in, or considering
engagement in, development, marketing, sales, installation, servicing, manufacture
of solar, wind, biomass, geothermal or hydrokinetic energy technologies. Also included
are organizations and agencies involved in related research,
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
NREL is the nation's primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency
research and development. NREL was established in 1974 and in September 1991, was
designated a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). This organizations
website is a good source of free published research.
Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA)
The MEEA is a collaborative network whose purpose is to advance energy efficiency
in the Midwest to support sustainable economic development and environmental preservation.
The site explains the history and workings of various energy efficiency programs related
to lighting, refrigerators, clothes washers, and other topics. The Alliance also provides
tips on saving energy for consumers and energy professionals.
Zero Waste Alliance (ZWA)
ZWA is an Internet-based environmental research organization specializing in the field
of zero waste, where all waste becomes food for nature or another marketplace rather
than the traditional fate of being incinerated or land-filled. The Alliance also provides
information on associated legislative, legal, technical, environmental, health, and