Sustainable Energy Monitor: What We're Reading in February

Catch up on the latest sustainable energy and green industry news from February.

Super Bowl LII scores on sustainability

U.S. Bank Stadium isn't just the home of the Eagles' historic Super Bowl win - it's also one of 80 LEED-certified sports venues in the United States. [GreenBiz]

How To Keep The Power On For A Booming Population

Nexus Media News interviews DCSEU Managing Director Ted Trabue to learn how DC is  keeping the lights on while keeping costs down for the city’s poorest residents. [CleanTechnica]

Judge: Trump's Delay on Energy Efficiency Standards Illegal

A federal judge ruled in February that the Trump administration illegally delayed four energy efficiency standards that will save America’s consumers and businesses more than $8 billion in energy costs. [NRDC]

Congressional Smart Cities Caucus to convene next month

The caucus will convene lawmakers with industry stakeholders, state and local government officials, and local community leaders to share ideas and best practices, as well as give insights to Congress on new policies. [SmartCitiesDIVE]

How to be green without giving up life's luxuries

It’s entirely possible to be eco-conscious without giving up comfort or breaking the bank. DCSEU Managing Director Ted Trabue weighs in. [Washington Post]

Energy efficiency is leaving low-income Americans behind

Median energy burdens for low-income households are more than three times higher than among the rest of the population. Energy efficiency programs must incorporate racial and economic justice into their models to help close the gap. [Grist]

New Toolkit Helps Turn Building Performance Data into Action and Savings

U.S. buildings use more energy than entire countries and generate more than one-third of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. Fortunately, cities and utilities have the tools to change that—and the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) wants to show them how. [Business Insider]

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