Energy Efficiency as a Resource

July 27, 2015
Last week the Maryland Public Service Commission released its long-awaited order on several key energy efficiency issues. The decisions in the order placed Maryland in the forefront of national...
January 17, 2013
The impact that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has had on the energy picture in the U.S. has been profound. Natural gas prices have plummeted. Supplies have increased sharply. The long-term...
November 30, 2012
Congratulations are in order to energy efficiency supporters in Ohio who were able to thwart an attempt by FirstEnergy to ram through an amendment to gut Ohio’s energy efficiency resource standard...
September 13, 2012
The recent boom in shale gas production and the subsequent decrease in the price of natural gas have left some wondering what the role for energy efficiency will be in the future. As a new ACEEE...
September 6, 2012
The economic benefits of energy efficiency extend far beyond lowering energy bills for consumers. Efficiency also contributes to economic development and job creation. But who benefits most from...
August 2, 2012
NOTE: This blog article revises and updates a previous entry. “Is There an Energy Efficiency Gap?” is the title of a recent article by Hunt Allcott and Michael Greenstone published in the Journal...
June 19, 2012
A variety of recent articles have trumpeted how U.S. oil and gas production is up.  For example, Daniel Yergin, in a New York Times op ed, notes that U.S. oil production has increased 1.6 million...
May 1, 2012
ACEEE has collaborated with state and local stakeholders for decades, arming them with valuable, up-to-date resources on energy efficiency to facilitate effective program and policy development and...
March 1, 2012
The promise of energy efficiency investments to boost the overall economy and to create and sustain jobs is becoming more widely accepted, as shown in part by the ever-growing number of cost-...
December 7, 2011
On November 30, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released an Analysis of Impacts of a Clean Energy Standard. The study was requested by Senator Jeff Bingaman, Chairman of the Senate...