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Blog Post | May 18, 2018 - 10:45 am

A rising tide: Energy efficiency now employs 2.25 million Americans

Looking for a job or smart investment? The energy efficiency field is an increasingly good bet for workers and financiers. Here’s why: new data...

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Blog Post | February 01, 2017 - 11:53 am

Wading into the Trump era of energy efficiency

Barely one week into the new administration, we are far enough into the water to see dim shapes of the future ahead—some look more like sharks, some...
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Blog Post | January 27, 2017 - 4:44 pm

Art Rosenfeld, the “Godfather of Energy Efficiency” and an ACEEE founder, passed away today

Art Rosenfeld, a leading physicist and one of the founders of ACEEE, passed away today at age 90. Art began the energy efficiency research program at...
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Blog Post | January 25, 2017 - 9:55 am

How to ensure clean water supplies? Energy-efficient desalination could be key

(This is the fourth blog post in our series on the energy-water nexus. Our first post outlined the potential impact of climate change, our second...
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Blog Post | January 23, 2017 - 10:15 am

Training needed! Energy efficiency firms struggle to find qualified workers

As the US unemployment rate nears a 10-year low, some companies report trouble finding skilled workers. The problem is particularly pervasive, as new...
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Blog Post | January 10, 2017 - 9:57 am

We knew energy efficiency employs a lot of people, and now we know how many

As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office next week, he will be looking to make good on his campaign promise to create jobs and...
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Blog Post | January 09, 2017 - 10:21 am

Green financing remains key, but what’s the best way forward? We want your ideas

2017 will usher in a new administration and likely some changes in federal energy policy. Despite the uncertainty of such change, one fact is clear:...
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Blog Post | January 04, 2017 - 12:28 pm

2017 is looking like a good year for energy efficiency as investments grow

As the new year begins, we expect 2017 will bring increased investments in energy efficiency and other efforts to save energy.
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Blog Post | December 29, 2016 - 10:17 am

Five new energy-saving standards from Barack Obama, but Donald Trump will get the final word

Yesterday, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued five new efficiency standards, culminating a decade of energy efficiency progress that began under...
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Blog Post | December 21, 2016 - 10:53 am

New Michigan law strengthens energy efficiency and renewable energy standards

Looking for some good clean energy news to close the year? In Michigan today, Governor Rick Snyder signed two sweeping bills that the state's...
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Blog Post | December 16, 2016 - 5:02 pm

The US will save trillions of dollars if Obama’s energy efficiency legacy stands

The Obama administration’s energy efficiency efforts are saving billions of dollars each year and could save trillions by 2040. The projected savings...
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