As a MEISPP intern with the U.S. Department of Energy, I am responsible for creating an Implementation Model (IM) for the state of Texas (and soon Mississippi) within the Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program (WIP). This IM will serve as a guide for Municipally Owned Utilities (MOUs) to save on spending and reducing energy consumption for Texas. It will also serve as a model for other states to mirror from as well. I have also been given the responsibility of blogging pertinent information regarding the wonderful energy efficient contributions DOE makes in...