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Blog | April 27, 2017 - 11:25 am

New bill would treat PACE like a mortgage and take away consumer choice

Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs have been an unqualified success story for consumers’ pocketbooks and the economy, helping to

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Blog | April 26, 2017 - 9:56 am

How big is the market for intelligent efficiency technology? You may be surprised

Our new research reveals that sales of learning thermostats, a very popular form of intelligent efficiency, are expected to be three times as high...
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Blog | April 19, 2017 - 9:20 am

Western States Poised to Spring Forward on Energy Efficiency

This spring, two western states are likely to decide on efforts that would yield dramatic energy savings, more jobs, and cleaner air. Legislators in...
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Blog | April 10, 2017 - 11:27 am

State regulators can play a critical role in unleashing building energy data

The 21st century has ushered in a new era of measuring personal progress. With wearable technologies, we can now collect more personal data than we...
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Press Release | April 06, 2017 - 12:44 pm

Maryland Renews Landmark Energy Efficiency Initiative

Washington, D.C. —The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) today commended Maryland lawmakers for extending the successful...
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Blog | March 31, 2017 - 10:00 am

Leading states and utilities achieve substantial natural gas energy efficiency savings

For the past several years, ACEEE has tracked utility-sector natural gas savings at the state level as part of our State Energy Efficiency Scorecard...
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Blog | March 30, 2017 - 9:58 am

Energy efficiency budget cuts could exact hefty price on businesses, workers, rural residents, and low-income families

The administration’s proposal to zero out funding for ENERGY STAR® has drawn a lot of buzz. While preserving ENERGY STAR is vital for energy...
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Blog | March 28, 2017 - 6:04 pm

Energy efficiency and demand response can nearly level Southeast electricity demand for more than a decade

Electricity markets in the Southeast are facing many changes on the customer side of the meter.  In a new report released today, we look at how...
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Press Release | March 28, 2017 - 12:34 pm

The Clean Power Plan Will Leave a Lasting Legacy for Energy Efficiency

Statement by Maggie Molina, Senior Director of Policy Today’s executive order to begin a rollback of the Clean Power Plan does not halt the progress...
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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. An earlier leaked draft suggested...
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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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