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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 | May 03, 2017 - 10:38 am

Where does your city rank in the 2017 City Energy Efficiency Scorecard?

Next week we will release the 2017 City Energy Efficiency Scorecard. Because it’s been two years since we published the last edition, here are some...
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Press Release | May 01, 2017 - 4:51 pm

Congress Takes Promising Step on Budget

Statement by Maggie Molina, Senior  Director of Policy We welcome the new congressional budget deal as a promising sign of bipartisan cooperation....
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Blog | April 28, 2017 - 10:19 am

Coal is big. Solar’s bigger. But energy efficiency is the biggest.

The New York Times recently reported that the solar industry now employs more people than the coal industry. It made the point well by featuring the...
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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...
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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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