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Blog | July 19, 2017 - 10:31 am

Natural gas efficiency has shown impressive advances, and the future looks promising

The majority of studies on utility-funded energy efficiency programs focus on electricity; natural gas traditionally receives much less attention.

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Blog | July 18, 2017 - 9:47 am

How many billions do US businesses and individuals invest in energy efficiency each year?

Energy efficiency investments occur in virtually every sector of the economy. When combined, their total number is substantial — estimates range from...
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Blog | July 11, 2017 - 2:02 pm

Utility programs can help low-income customers keep the lights on, but some do better than others

As households ramp up air conditioners to stay cool this summer, many will find themselves with higher energy bills. Paying these bills will be...
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Blog | July 11, 2017 - 12:02 pm

Don’t drop low-hanging fruit of truck fuel efficiency

A key element of the “Phase 2” heavy-duty vehicle fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards adopted last fall was the program’s...
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Blog | June 28, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Heading to college? Shrink Your Dorm Print will help students make a statement

An annual rite of passage is fast approaching. Parents, some wistful and others elated, will drop their kids off at college for the first time. To...
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Blog | June 26, 2017 - 12:47 pm

Energy efficiency deserves center stage during president's Energy Week

Today the Trump Administration is launching an Energy Week to promote our nation’s “energy dominance” by increasing fossil fuel production. Notably...
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Blog | June 20, 2017 - 4:19 pm

Clean tax cuts: a new idea with conservative roots

Congress is likely to tackle federal tax reform in 2017 and may consider new ideas. One proposal it should seriously consider is clean tax cuts—the...
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Blog | June 15, 2017 - 9:50 am

Budget ax threatens manufacturing program that puts America first

For all the talk that comes out of Washington, DC, about the importance of American manufacturing, the government does strikingly little about it....
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Blog | June 13, 2017 - 1:42 pm

The results are in: here are the most energy-efficient utilities in the US

Our first-ever scorecard of US utilities, released today, reveals striking regional differences and identifies the best — and worst — performers on...
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Blog | June 06, 2017 - 2:19 pm

Ohio Opt-Out Will Cost State Billions in Benefits

Our new research shows that utility customers would pay a hefty price if more large customers were allowed to opt out of energy efficiency programs....
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Blog | June 05, 2017 - 11:21 am

Join our countdown to ACEEE’s first Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard

What is your utility doing to promote energy efficiency? Could it be doing more? Find out in ACEEE’s first Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard, to be...
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