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Blog Post | May 24, 2018 - 12:10 pm

For summer travelers, improved fuel economy can help offset pain at the pump

A near-record number of families are hitting the road over Memorial Day weekend, just as gas prices are projected to climb...

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Blog Post | April 10, 2017 - 11:27 am

State regulators can play a critical role in unleashing building energy data

The 21st century has ushered in a new era of measuring personal progress. With wearable technologies, we can now collect more personal data than we...
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Blog Post | March 31, 2017 - 10:00 am

Leading states and utilities achieve substantial natural gas energy efficiency savings

For the past several years, ACEEE has tracked utility-sector natural gas savings at the state level as part of our State Energy Efficiency Scorecard...
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Blog Post | 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. While preserving ENERGY STAR is vital for energy...
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Blog Post | March 28, 2017 - 6:04 pm

Energy efficiency and demand response can nearly level Southeast electricity demand for more than a decade

Electricity markets in the Southeast are facing many changes on the customer side of the meter.  In a new report released today, we look at how...
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Blog Post | 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. An earlier leaked draft suggested...
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Blog Post | March 06, 2017 - 9:21 am

Vehicle standards are energy efficiency at its best – and too valuable to roll back

The Trump administration is reportedly launching a rollback of vehicle efficiency standards that greatly benefit the US economy. These standards save...
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Blog Post | March 02, 2017 - 10:16 am

What the Wall Street Journal got wrong about PACE

The meteoric rise of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing over the past few years has been surprising even to those working in clean...
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Blog Post | February 28, 2017 - 1:16 pm

Should utility prepay plans be considered energy efficiency programs?

Utility proposals for customer prepayment plans are on the rise. These payment plans require customers to pay in advance for their utility services...
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Blog Post | February 21, 2017 - 4:52 pm

Multifamily energy efficiency spending nearly triples in four years

Today, one in six American households resides in the apartments or condominiums of multifamily buildings. While new multifamily buildings are being...
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Blog Post | February 09, 2017 - 3:58 pm

Demand response programs can reduce utilities’ peak demand an average of 10%, complementing savings from energy efficiency programs

Demand response and energy efficiency programs are complementary: energy efficiency reduces both energy use and peak demand while demand response...
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