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EfficiencyOne named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers

For immediate release January 17, 2023 – Halifax/Kjipuktuk, NS—For the fifth year in a row, EfficiencyOne has been named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers. “At EfficiencyOne we come to work every day to transform the way people use energy,” says Stephen MacDonald, President and CEO of EfficiencyOne, the non-profit operator of Efficiency Nova Scotia.  “We […]

PNS release: Free Heat Pumps for Low-Income Households, More Support for Others

Natural Resources and Renewables December 13, 2022 – 11:04 AM Low-income Nova Scotians will get free heat pumps and other home upgrades thanks to a $140-million provincial investment in energy efficiency programs over four years. The funding will help all Nova Scotians move away from oil heat faster, with extra support for low- and middle-income […]

Nova Scotia 2nd place for overall energy efficiency and 1st overall for programs in the 2022 Canadian Energy Efficiency Scorecard 

Today Efficiency Canada formally released its 2022 Canadian Energy Efficiency Scorecard.   In the 2022 Scorecard Nova Scotia moved up one spot to take the second-place ranking overall and moved up one spot to come first for energy efficiency programs.  The Scorecard notes that improvements to overall efficiency programs, including our increased commitment to programming for […]

UARB approved EfficiencyOne DSM Plan to lower electricity bills by nearly $540 million  

For immediate release   September 6, 2022 – Halifax/Kjipuktuk, NS – Today the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) approved EfficiencyOne’s 2023-2025 Demand Side Management Plan. The Plan will help Nova Scotians lower their electricity bills by reducing their energy use, while helping the province meet its net-zero commitments.  “This is an important day for Nova Scotians,” […]

Nova Scotia ranks in top 25 jurisdictions for energy efficiency savings in Canada and USA benchmarking report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2022 – Halifax/Kjipuktuk,NS – Efficiency Canada’s recent report: Benchmarking Canadian province and American state energy efficiency program savings and spending, released June 6, 2022, has ranked Nova Scotia among the top 25 jurisdictions. This is the second year for the Report, which compares Canadian province and American state energy efficiency program […]

Nova Scotians saving over $1 billion in energy costs through energy efficiency, says EfficiencyOne 2021 Annual Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2022 – Halifax/Kjipuktuk,NS – EfficiencyOne, the non-profit supplier of energy efficiency and greenhouse gas mitigation services and operator of Canada’s first energy efficiency utility, Efficiency Nova Scotia, released its 2021 Annual Report. The report details EfficiencyOne’s 2021 performance and results, and highlights the important contributions that energy efficiency has made in […]

EfficiencyOne files new 3-year plan to reduce electricity costs for Nova Scotians and help meet net-zero climate commitments

EfficiencyOne files new 3-year plan to reduce electricity costs for Nova Scotians and help meet net-zero climate commitments For immediate release March 11, 2022 – Halifax/Kjipuktuk, NS – EfficiencyOne, the nonprofit administrator of Efficiency Nova Scotia, has put forward a new 3-year energy reduction plan – or Demand Side Management Plan (Plan) – to the […]

EfficiencyOne named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers

For immediate release February 3, 2022 – Halifax/Kjipuktuk, NS—EfficiencyOne has once again been named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers. This is the fourth consecutive year EfficiencyOne has earned this award. “It’s an honour to see EfficiencyOne be recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers,” says Stephen MacDonald, President and CEO of EfficiencyOne, the non-profit […]

Nova Scotia Power Should Pause System Access Charge Proposal and Consult Nova Scotians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2022 – Halifax/Kjipuktuk, NS— EfficiencyOne is asking that Nova Scotia Power pause its proposed System Access Charge until they have consulted with Nova Scotians and the solar industry.  Nova Scotia Power’s recent General Rate Application filed on January 27, 2022, includes proposed changes to the net metering program including the introduction of […]

EfficiencyOne launches consultation on next three-year efficiency plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2021 – Halifax/Kjipuktuk, NS— EfficiencyOne is asking Nova Scotians for their views on the energy efficiency programs and services it offers. Feedback will help in developing the organization’s next three-year electricity efficiency plan, which will be filed with the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board in late February 2022. “A […]