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HTS Enterprise Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Institute, a provider of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy services, has joined leading utilities, regulators and energy firms in endorsement of the National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency.

The National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency, announced July 31 at the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commission, proposes national policy recommendations for creating a sustainable, aggressive commitment to energy efficiency through gas and electric utilities, utility regulators, and partner organizations. Regional studies have estimated that adoption of energy efficiency strategies could yield up to 20 percent savings in electricity demand nationwide by 2025. Realization of goals of the national action plan to could save Americans an estimated $250 billion on energy bills over the next 10 to 15 years, as well as enhance national energy security, and improve the environment.

HTS Enterprise EERE Institute, a new division of HTS Enterprise LLC, provides energy efficiency and renewable R&D and professional services to utilities and firms in the energy industry. Based in Atlanta, EERE provides seasoned consultants for project planning; management and coordination; education; public awareness and outreach initiatives; information on energy alternatives and advanced energy initiatives; a base for energy efficiency and renewable project resources; materials research capability via the HTS analytical laboratory and research and development center and a foundation and structured approach to building EERE capacity and capability. “HTS Enterprise wholeheartedly endorses the National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy,” said Garry Harris, President of HTS Enterprise. “EERE Institute is well positioned to promote and provide energy efficiency and renewable energy resources, programs and services to clients seeking, new cost-effective methods and strategies in alignment with recommended actions listed in the National Action Plan.”

The recommendations in the National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency include recognition of energy efficiency as a high-priority energy resource; long-term commitment to implementation of cost-effective energy efficiency; communication of the benefits of and opportunities for energy efficiency; promotion of funding to deliver cost effective energy efficiency programs; modification of policies and ratemaking practices to align utility incentives for cost-effective energy efficiency and to promote energy efficiency investments. The National Plan for Energy Efficiency was devised by over 50 leading organizations, representing utilities, regulators and energy industry companies, and has had over 72 different entities commit to take specific actions related to the initiative.

HTS Enterprise LLC provides engineering consulting services including energy, nuclear power, engineering, environmental, construction, transportation and quality assurance and control. Based in Atlanta, GA, HTS Enterprise LLC is a certified minority vendor by the GMSDC, Fulton County, Dekalb County, City of Atlanta, GDOT and MARTA, and is a graduate company of the Greater Atlanta Economic Alliance Academy and Tuck School of Business Minority Business Executive Program at Dartmouth College.

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Garry Harris
HTS Enterprise LLC