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April 17, 2014
Energy efficiency is increasingly viewed as an essential element of community development, and is arguably becoming the most appreciated and integrated “green” topic in the field. For example, a growing number of state housing finance...
February 28, 2012
and Erin Brandt, Metropolitan Area Planning Council In the absence of leadership at the federal level to enact comprehensive climate and clean energy legislation, local municipalities and community organizations are adopting policies, strategies...
September 22, 2010
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) earned recognition for three outstanding programs in ACEEE's latest States Stepping Forward report, which can be accessed here. The programs present...
November 16, 2009
Over the summer, ACEEE completely updated the State Energy Efficiency Policy Database, which reflects the current status of energy efficiency at the state level. Recognizing the continuously shifting landscape of state energy policy, ACEEE will...
October 20, 2009
In 2009, energy efficiency has risen to a new level of recognition in the U.S. We present here our third annual comprehensive state energy efficiency scorecard to document best practices and recognize leadership among the states.  The...
September 30, 2009
In September, the New York State Senate passed landmark legislation creating the “Green Jobs/Green New York” program, which aims to make 1,000,000 homes, businesses, and not-for-profits in New York more energy efficient. Workforce...
September 9, 2009
In June 2009, the House of Representatives passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACESA). This climate and energy legislation included a number of provisions intended to help the U.S. reduce energy use through various...
February 28, 2009
FlexTech provides technical assistance for facility owners to make informed energy decisions. The service is provided to a full range of non-residential customers by consulting engineers under contract with NYSERDA, who perform objective,...
December 4, 2007
More and more governors, state legislators, and state agencies across the nation are turning to energy efficiency as the "first fuel" in the race for clean energy. In our recent travels, we've seen governors new and old talk about...
January 8, 2007
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...