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Press Release | January 12, 2017 - 3:04 pm

EPA Takes Appropriate Next Step on Vehicle Standards

Statement of Therese Langer, Transportation Program Director

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Blog | February 26, 2016 - 10:00 am

A brief history of CHP development in the United States

Combined heat and power (CHP) systems, also known as cogeneration, generate electricity and useful thermal energy in a single, integrated system....
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Blog | February 24, 2016 - 10:00 am

Here’s a how-to guide to help states cut their emissions with energy efficiency

As inhabitants of the Information Age, we have the power to do whatever we put our minds to. Want to learn to tie a tie? There are tutorials on...
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Blog | February 23, 2016 - 10:00 am

Why we need innovations AND insulation

Bill Gates, billionaire philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft, marked several items off his 2015 to-do list when he announced the creation of...
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Blog | February 17, 2016 - 10:00 am

Meet the $100 billion market of energy efficiency financing

As the stock market soared to new heights after the Great Recession, so too did energy efficiency financing. Our new paper, Energy Efficiency Finance...
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Blog | February 12, 2016 - 10:01 am

Four reasons we can breathe easy despite the Supreme Court’s stay

Earlier this week the Supreme Court granted a motion to stay the Clean Power Plan while the DC Circuit Court hears arguments. That means there is a...
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Blog | February 12, 2016 - 10:00 am

Take a ride on the energy slide with building codes

Building codes have protected people with minimum health and safety requirements for buildings since the Code of Hammurabi in 1754 BCE. Energy...
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Blog | February 10, 2016 - 10:00 am

It’s time to implement good industrial energy efficiency programs in your state.

The industrial sector represents a big opportunity for low-cost energy savings from utility energy efficiency programs. In general, investments in...
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Blog | February 05, 2016 - 10:00 am

Fuel-efficient heavy trucks are on the horizon

Heavy-duty vehicles (more than 8,500 lbs. gross vehicle weight) are central to our economy: tractor-trailers carry goods, vocational trucks and heavy...
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Press Release | January 27, 2016 - 10:00 am

More Electric Cars than Ever on Greenest Vehicles List

Electric Vehicles Nab 9 out of Top 12 Spots in ACEEE’s Environmental Vehicle Rankings  Washington, DC—Despite a tumultuous year for the automotive...
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Blog | January 27, 2016 - 10:00 am

Yes, saving energy is cheaper than making energy.

Utilities have options when it comes to meeting customer demand for electricity. They can build power plants to convert fossil fuels to energy. They...
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