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Press Release | September 23, 2003

Congress and the President Urged to Take Stronger Steps on Natural Gas and Electricity Problems


Washington, D.C. — As Congress begins conference discussions on the first major energy bill since 1992, the disturbing trend in higher natural gas prices and the latest power blackout call for bolder federal action to address these serious problems. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) urges Congress and the President to take stronger steps, in and beyond the energy bill now in conference, to use energy efficiency as a "first responder" in meeting these challenges.

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Blog Post | September 14, 2003

The Energy Crisis Trifecta

For most of 2003, the hot national energy issue was the high prices and tight supplies for natural gas. Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham held a Natural Gas Summit on June 26, and has since launched the Smart Energy Campaign to encourage consumer action on energy efficiency and conservation.

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Press Release | September 4, 2003
Press Release | May 9, 2002

New Study Describes How Energy Efficiency Programs Helped Avert Electricity Crises in 2001


Washington, D.C. — Energy efficiency programs played a crucial role in helping to respond to electric system reliability concerns last year, according to a new study by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

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Press Release | September 10, 2001

Study Finds U.S. Can Reduce Energy Use 25% and Save Consumers $600 Billion Through Greater Energy Efficiency

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new study released today finds that the United States could reduce its projected energy use by more than 25 percent and save consumers more than $600 billion over the next two decades simply by adopting nine key energy-efficiency policies. The study, released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), identifies nine policies that together could achieve these savings, including:

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