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Blog | November 21, 2017 - 11:10 am

Stories behind the rankings: These successes reveal benefits of saving energy

Residents and businesses across the country are saving energy and money thanks to smart state policies. Their stories help explain why some states climbed in our...

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Blog | September 29, 2017 - 11:30 am

In Run on Less roadshow, trucks topped 10 mpg in real-world driving

The first-ever Run on Less roadshow demonstrated just how fuel-efficient a tractor-trailer can be in real-world operation. Seven Class 8 Freightliner...
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Press Release | September 28, 2017 - 9:49 am

ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard: ID, FL, VA Three Most-Improved States, MA Still #1

Washington, DC—As more states struggle with extreme weather events, the 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard gives state-level policymakers a road...
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Blog | September 25, 2017 - 7:51 pm

Help us save watts and drops by taking our new survey

Energy and water resources have long been recognized as interdependent, but policymakers have rarely addressed their interaction in any formal way....
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Blog | September 13, 2017 - 11:42 am

Multifamily benchmarking can save energy — with the right support

Many cities have started benchmarking initiatives to reduce citywide energy consumption. This could be good news for people living in apartments and...
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Blog | September 12, 2017 - 12:16 pm

Cool tech tools can conserve energy in surprising ways. Explore with us.

The extreme weather events sweeping the United States, from wildfires in the West to hurricanes in the South, are causing untold personal suffering...
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Blog | August 17, 2017 - 10:00 am

Run on Less roadshow takes a national tour to showcase the next level of tractor-trailer fuel efficiency

In September, seven Class 8 tractor-trailers equipped with recent-model-year Freightliner, International, and Volvo trucks will participate in the...
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Blog | August 15, 2017 - 10:00 am

How can we increase energy efficiency investments? Here are 10 suggestions

This is the final post in a three-part series on understanding and increasing investments in energy efficiency by businesses and individuals. In the...
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Blog | August 14, 2017 - 10:33 am

Here’s how Southeastern states can reduce the energy burden of low-income households

Southeastern residents currently face historically high poverty rates, and low-income households spend an average of three times as much on energy...
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Blog | August 11, 2017 - 11:31 am

Energy efficiency and industry: the national trend

The industrial sector is unique among end-use sectors in that its energy intensity has declined consistently in recent decades, decreasing 45% from...
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Blog | August 10, 2017 - 10:47 am

US cities are starting to expand transportation options for low-income residents

Many urban residents today can choose from a wide range of travel options. Public buses and trains, car-sharing options like Zipcar, on-demand ride-...
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