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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.

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Blog | 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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Press Release | December 28, 2016 - 10:54 am

Gov. Kasich Stands with Energy Efficiency

Statement of R. Neal Elliott, Senior Director for Research
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Blog | 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 | 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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Blog | December 13, 2016 - 2:09 pm

New Ohio bill would be a step backwards, costing money and jobs.

Energy efficiency faces a critical test this month in Ohio. Its tremendous progress in the state could be slowed unless Governor John Kasich vetoes a...
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Blog | December 07, 2016 - 10:00 am

Can the US cut its energy use in half by 2050? Yes, but we will have to double down on our efforts.

Five years ago, ACEEE found that energy efficiency could reduce projected 2050 US energy use by 40–60%. As a result, ACEEE established a strategic...
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Blog | December 01, 2016 - 12:39 pm

How understanding the psychology of energy efficiency can help protect the environment

Why do some people take action to reduce their energy consumption and carbon footprints while others do not? Environmental psychologists, behavioral...
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Blog | November 30, 2016 - 2:11 pm

What's next for vehicle fuel economy?

The Obama administration has been a great champion of higher fuel economy and corresponding reductions in vehicles’ emissions of greenhouse gases....
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Blog | November 28, 2016 - 9:41 am

Intelligent efficiency is surging: let’s talk about it

This is not how your grandparents saved energy. They may have told you to turn off the lights or put on a sweater. They offered good advice, but...
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Blog | November 21, 2016 - 4:22 pm

The Clean Power Plan and energy efficiency: where do we go from here?

As another round of global climate talks has concluded, many observers wonder whether the 2016 election means the end of greenhouse gas regulation in...
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