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Blog | March 22, 2017 - 4:31 pm

Don’t Tread on ENERGY STAR

In its recent budget outline, the new administration proposes to eliminate funding for the ENERGY STAR® program.

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Blog | 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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Blog | May 20, 2016 - 10:00 am

Explaining the unique energy burden of low-income households

In a recent report released by ACEEE and Energy Efficiency for All, Lifting the High Energy Burden in America’s Largest Cities, we measured energy...
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Blog | May 19, 2016 - 10:00 am

Oakland is living up to California’s high bar on energy efficiency, and then some

Local governments of all sizes can invest days, months, and years into advancing energy efficiency programs and policies. Yet many go unrecognized...
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Blog | May 18, 2016 - 10:00 am

Why utilities are investing in this technology as a way to boost resiliency and reduce consumer costs

What if there was a technology your utility could deploy today that was cheaper and cleaner than most existing power generation, that boosted system...
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Blog | May 12, 2016 - 12:56 pm

Huge progress on lighting efficiency improvements

Several recent sets of data show large improvements in lighting energy efficiency in recent years. First, DOE has commissioned two US Lighting Market...
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Blog | May 04, 2016 - 10:00 am

Should we promote heat pumps to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions?

Heat pumps are going through a period of innovation including more wide-spread availability of ductless heat pumps, development of cold climate heat...
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Blog | April 29, 2016 - 10:16 am

Making sense of commercial-sector energy use data

Commercial-sector energy use in the US increased by 63% from 1979 to 2012, rising from total source energy use of 10.6 quads in 1979 to a peak of 18....
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Blog | April 29, 2016 - 10:00 am

Can energy efficiency rise to its $279 billion potential and help meet climate goals?

Energy efficiency financing has seen record growth over the past year.
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Blog | April 28, 2016 - 9:50 am

A DOE budget request sheds light on the future of advanced manufacturing

The Department of Energy’s 2017 budget request was released back in February, and is now awaiting congressional approval. The request included $261...
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Blog | April 27, 2016 - 11:24 am

Want to use energy efficiency to benefit low-income communities in planning for the Clean Power Plan? We’ve got a guide for that.

The Clean Power Plan may be stayed, but the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to guide states who are considering their compliance...
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