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Press Release | July 17, 2007

Transformer Manufacturer Announces Support for Efficiency Standard Boosting Proposal Being Considered by the U.S. Department of Energy

Washington, D.C. — A consortium of electric utilities and environmental and energy efficiency organizations is hailing the announcement last week by transformer manufacturer ABB to endorse new efficiency standards proposed by the consortium for the nation's approximately 41 million electric distribution transformers.

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Press Release | February 20, 2007

Utilities, Efficiency and Environmental Groups Join to Propose New Efficiency Standard for Electric Transformers

Washington, D.C. — The nation's investor- and municipally owned electric utilities, in another indication of energy efficiency's growing value to America's economy, today joined with environmental and energy efficiency organizations to recommend significantly higher efficiency standards for the estimated 41 million distribution transformers now serving the electricity system.

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Blog Post | January 8, 2007

States Tap Efficiency As "First Fuel" in the Race for Clean Energy

While a shift in Congressional leadership promises a more serious focus on energy efficiency and other clean energy issues in the new year, states have not been standing idly by. The most significant state energy efficiency policy initiatives in recent months include ones on climate policy, energy efficiency resource standards (EERS), and new efficiency initiatives by utilities.

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Press Release | September 26, 2006

Major Utilities Call on Energy Department to Strengthen Energy-Saving Transformer Standards

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Environmental and energy efficiency advocates today praised eight utility companies for supporting strong, new national energy efficiency standards for electric distribution transformers.

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