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Partnership between EfficiencyOne and SOFIAC to accelerate decarbonization in Nova Scotia

Dartmouth ,NS – November 1, 2023 – EfficiencyOne and SOFIAC are pleased to announce a new partnership to provide an innovative financing option to commercial, industrial and multi residential building owners for decarbonization and deep energy retrofit projects in Nova Scotia. Deep energy retrofits can significantly reduce energy consumption and costs for facility owners and […]

EfficiencyOne and Efficiency Capital Announce Partnership to Accelerate Energy Efficiency Adoption in Nova Scotia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New initiative will provide fully funded, turnkey solutions for low-carbon building retrofits. Dartmouth, NS – June 13, 2023 – EfficiencyOne and Efficiency Capital today announced a partnership to help building owners and operators across Nova Scotia decarbonize their buildings. The unique collaboration will allow building owners to access to fully-funded, turnkey energy […]

Transforming the way people use energy, EfficiencyOne releases 2022 Annual Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2023 – Halifax/Kjipuktuk,NS – EfficiencyOne, the nonprofit administrator of Efficiency Nova Scotia, released its 2022 Annual Report, titled: Transforming the Way People Use Energy. The Report details EfficiencyOne’s 2022 performance and results and highlights the important contributions that energy efficiency has made in achieving the province’s climate action goals… “In 2022 […]

EfficiencyOne named one of Canada’s Greenest Employer for 9th year

For immediate release April 18, 2023 – Halifax/Kjipuktuk, NS –EfficiencyOne has once again been selected as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. This award recognizes employers that have created a culture of environmental awareness in their organizations. “This is the 9th year that E1 has won this award and that is no small feat,” says Stephen MacDonald, President […]

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 […]