Blog | August 19, 2015

How does your country rank for energy efficiency?

Evaluating how countries use energy provides valuable information necessary to identify energy waste, improve energy systems, and promote smarter economic growth. An efficient economy is one that minimizes its energy needs while providing better access to goods and services.

For the past 35 years at ACEEE, we’ve informed policymakers and the public to advance energy efficiency in the United States through in -depth technical and policy analysis.

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Blog | July 10, 2014

Which country is the best in the world at energy efficiency?

As the World Cup comes to a close, fans are wondering which country will claim the championship. But the World Cup is not the only international competition coming to an exciting end next week. On July 17, ACEEE will release its 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, which will showcase winning energy efficiency policies and programs from around the globe.

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Blog | July 3, 2013

U.S. Building and Industrial Efficiency Policy 101

This blog was co-written with Kevin Mo and He Ping, Energy Foundation China.

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Blog | June 3, 2013

ACEEE Launches New Self-Scoring Tool to Aid Global Energy Efficiency

Improving energy efficiency can foster innovation and cut harmful waste, allowing economies around the world to thrive. In order to help nations looking to strengthen their economies through energy efficiency, the ACEEE today released the International Scorecard Self-Scoring Tool.

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Blog | December 7, 2012

The World Wants a Solution to Climate Change: Here It Is

This week in Doha, Qatar, world leaders are struggling with how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions fast enough, and in amounts great enough, to protect people from the droughts, food shortages, rising sea levels, and severe weather events that climate change is likely to bring.

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Press Release | July 3, 2012

Report Provides Lessons Learned from Chinese Best Practices on Building Energy Efficiency

Paris—Today a new report entitled Building Energy Efficiency Policies in China: Status Report was released jointly by the Global Buildings Performance Network (GBPN), the China Sustainable Energy Program (CSEP) and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). This is the first report of this kind issued internationally that provides a comprehensive English summary of Chinese studies on building energy policies in China.

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Press Release | March 21, 2012

China Making Significant Progress in Building Energy Code Compliance

Third Parties Proving Essential to Increasing Compliance Rate

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Blog | August 18, 2010

Is the Climate Right for Efficiency in China?

Summer Study participants were treated to two insiders’ take on energy efficiency in China.

Mark Levine was recently the director of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and is now working full time with the China Energy Group at LBNL, a group Levine founded in 1988.

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