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Blog Post | February 15, 2018 - 10:07 am

As federal efforts lag, states are picking up the slack on appliance standards

With a little more than a year elapsed since President Trump’s inauguration, progress on federal appliance standards has slowed to a crawl, while state efforts are picking up steam. Although the...

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Press Release | July 18, 2016 - 1:22 pm

ACEEE Statement on the Technical Assessment Report about fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards for cars and light trucks

Federal and California agencies’ Technical Assessment Report (TAR) released today is the first step in the mandatory “midterm review” of fuel economy...
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Blog Post | July 18, 2016 - 11:36 am

Is PACE moving to prime time?

One of the distinctions we often make between energy and energy efficiency is that energy acts more like a cost, and energy efficiency acts more like...
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Blog Post | July 08, 2016 - 5:11 pm

Energy-water nexus issues heighten in the face of climate change

ACEEE and many others have noted the importance of the nexus between energy and water issues. Energy is used to move, treat, and heat water. Water is...
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Blog Post | July 06, 2016 - 12:37 pm

Want to increase your community’s resilience? ACEEE can help

How is energy efficiency connected to community resilience? We answered that question in a report last year, Enhancing Community Resilience through...
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Blog Post | July 01, 2016 - 9:26 am

Progress on commercial building energy efficiency has been good, but more attention needed to decrease waste in several areas

Data recently released as part of the Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) highlights changes in commercial sector energy demand...
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Blog Post | June 28, 2016 - 12:17 pm

Pennsylvania’s large utility customers shouldn’t opt out of paying their fair share to reduce energy waste

Currently there is an attempt in Pennsylvania’s statehouse to allow large utility customers to shirk their responsibility to reduce their energy...
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Blog Post | June 10, 2016 - 10:00 am

Energy efficiency makes Clean Power Plan goals very achievable

The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized state-specific limits on greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector. States can get most, if...
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Blog Post | June 01, 2016 - 10:00 am

Energy efficiency lowers costs in recent PJM capacity auction

Energy efficiency provides many benefits to the electric utility system. One of these benefits is reducing the market price for electric generation....
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Blog Post | May 26, 2016 - 9:36 am

New York REVs up as commission includes efficiency in earnings opportunities; efficiency targets to be decided later

Last week the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) released its final decision in Phase 2 of the Reforming the Energy Vision (REV)...
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Blog Post | May 24, 2016 - 10:00 am

To check progress toward 2025 fuel economy targets, we took a look at the Ford F-150

Recent press accounts of automobile fuel economy trends express concern that light trucks won’t be able to keep up with rising fuel economy (CAFE)...
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