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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.

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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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Blog | April 22, 2016 - 10:00 am

Intelligent efficiency & continual commissioning

One of the more vexing challenges for those in the energy efficiency program sector is ensuring that savings resulting from the implementation of an...
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Press Release | April 20, 2016 - 12:50 pm

Report: “Energy Burden” on Low-Income, African American, & Latino Households up to Three Times as High as Other Homes, More Energy Efficiency Needed

Data Gauge Impact of Energy Costs on Low-Income, African-American, Latino, and Renter Residents; Low-Income Households in Memphis, Birmingham,...
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Press Release | April 20, 2016 - 11:39 am
Blog | April 18, 2016 - 10:00 am

Proposed RGGI raid puts Connecticut’s continued leadership in energy efficiency at risk

Connecticut may be a small state, but in recent years it has become a big leader in energy efficiency. As one of only seven states with a formal goal...
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Blog | April 14, 2016 - 10:00 am

Looking at studies that are critical of energy efficiency: identifying useful findings and where they fall short

Several papers in the last few years claim to show that particular energy efficiency programs and policies do not work or are too expensive. We have...
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Blog | April 11, 2016 - 4:45 pm

Replacing retiring power plants, is it a two-horse or three-horse race?

There’s been a steady drumbeat of reports about coal and other power plant retirements in the face of low natural gas prices, aging plants, and new...
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Blog | April 07, 2016 - 11:56 am

Saluting Tom Eckman: an IRP legend announces retirement

Ask just about anyone involved in the utility energy efficiency industry where the best utility system integrated resource planning (IRP) is...
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