Energy Efficiency Resource Standards

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...
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...
January 17, 2012
As our Executive Director Steven Nadel pointed out in a recent blog post, energy efficiency had mixed success in 2011. At the state level, however, we saw some nice improvements, many of which were...
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...
October 21, 2011
This week, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released its annual rankings of the 50 states and District of Columbia on their progress toward adopting and implementing...
February 3, 2011
As noted in my earlier blog post, 2010 was a mixed year for energy efficiency policy, with significant progress at the state level but only modest progress at the federal level.  However, 2010 ...
January 5, 2011
Energy efficiency policy in the states continued to move ahead in the last month of 2010 as Wisconsin approved an energy efficiency resource standard (EERS) on the heels of Arkansas’s passage of an...