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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 | August 04, 2006 - 12:00 pm

Nation Sizzles; DOE Fizzles

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the nation's electricity system strained to keep up with this week's heat wave, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today...
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Press Release | March 15, 2006 - 12:00 pm

States Still "Leading the Way" With Energy-Saving Appliance Standards: New Report Details 15 New Efficiency Standards for Common Products

BOSTON, MA and WASHINGTON, D.C. — From light bulbs to office water coolers to DVD players, new appliance energy efficiency standards could save...
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Press Release | September 08, 2005 - 12:00 am

Water and Wastewater Roadmap Calls for Rethinking Energy Use

Washington, D.C. — Today the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released a roadmap report on improving energy in the...
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Press Release | September 02, 2005 - 12:00 pm

Blunting Katrina's Aftershocks Through Energy Conservation and Efficiency

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hurricane Katrina, in addition to causing massive destruction and human tragedy on the Gulf Coast, is creating aftershocks in...
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Press Release | April 06, 2005 - 12:00 pm

Senator Alexander Takes Significant Step Forward But House Goes Backward and Forward on Energy-Efficiency

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two significant congressional actions occurred today on federal energy legislation. First, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN)...
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Press Release | September 23, 2004 - 12:00 pm

Energy Department Delays Cost Consumers Billions in Higher Energy Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Each year's delay in setting three new Department of Energy appliance efficiency standards costs consumers and businesses...
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Press Release | June 09, 2004 - 12:00 pm

Coalition Calls for a New Energy-Saving Standard: Upgraded Refrigerator Standard Could Save $10.1 Billion

WASHINGTON, D.C. — At a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) public hearing today, a broad-based coalition announced a petition to DOE to strengthen...
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Press Release | March 17, 2004 - 12:00 am

ACEEE Applauds Acceptance of SEER 13 Air Conditioner Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) announced today that it welcomed the acceptance by the air-...
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Press Release | February 09, 2004 - 12:00 pm

EPA Takes First Step to Increase Energy Efficiency of Freight Transport

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) welcomed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) launch today...
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