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Blog | March 22, 2017 - 4:31 pm

Don’t Tread on ENERGY STAR

In its recent budget outline, the new administration proposes to eliminate funding for the ENERGY STAR® program.

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Blog | March 22, 2017 - 10:31 am

Why rate design matters for energy efficiency

Today, most American households pay for electric service via a two-part electric rate. This typically consists of a small, fixed customer charge ($...
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Press Release | March 16, 2017 - 12:44 pm

Trump’s Budget Proposal Will Raise Energy Bills and Kill Jobs

A statement by Steve Nadel, ACEEE Executive Director The federal budget outline released by the Trump administration today takes a meat cleaver to...
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Press Release | March 15, 2017 - 12:05 pm

Trump’s Move on Vehicle Standards Risks Billions in Savings at the Pump

Statement of Therese Langer, ACEEE Transportation Program Director Today’s announcement of backtracking on vehicle standards for model years 2022-...
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Press Release | March 06, 2017 - 5:39 pm

EmPOWER Maryland Will Create 68,000 New Jobs and Boost GDP in Maryland

Washington, DC—Maryland could gain more than 68,000 new jobs and $3.75 billion in new gross domestic product as a result of investments to be made...
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Blog | March 06, 2017 - 9:21 am

Vehicle standards are energy efficiency at its best – and too valuable to roll back

The Trump administration is reportedly launching a rollback of vehicle efficiency standards that greatly benefit the US economy. These standards save...
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Blog | March 02, 2017 - 10:16 am

What the Wall Street Journal got wrong about PACE

The meteoric rise of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing over the past few years has been surprising even to those working in clean...
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Blog | February 28, 2017 - 1:16 pm

Should utility prepay plans be considered energy efficiency programs?

Utility proposals for customer prepayment plans are on the rise. These payment plans require customers to pay in advance for their utility services...
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Blog | February 27, 2017 - 3:41 pm

Buildings smarten up, think about occupants, utility rates and the weather

Ever wonder what a building thinks about its climate or the occupants it serves? Or, conversely, how the occupants perceive their building? Buildings...
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Blog | February 21, 2017 - 4:52 pm

Multifamily energy efficiency spending nearly triples in four years

Today, one in six American households resides in the apartments or condominiums of multifamily buildings. While new multifamily buildings are being...
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Press Release | February 16, 2017 - 10:45 am

Report: HI, CT, MA, RI, and AK Households Save Most on Overall Utility Bills due to Appliance Standards

ASAP/ACEEE Analysis Ranks All 50 States and DC on Electricity, Gas & Water Bill Savings; NH, NY, VT, CA, and NJ Round Out Top 10 States Where...
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