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Regulatory Filing - December 15, 2015

These comments were submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency in response to the proposed Clean Energy Incentive Program for the Clean Power Plan. 

Research Report - December 02, 2015

The benefits of energy efficiency extend beyond energy savings. Homes, commercial buildings, and industrial facilities gain comfort, health, and safety benefits from energy efficiency programs. Additional benefits for businesses include savings on maintenance, materials, and the costs of...

Research Report - November 12, 2015

Utility energy efficiency has seen tremendous growth over the past decade, and much attention has rightfully focused on investor-owned utilities. Much less attention has been given to public power sector, even though it accounts for one-fourth of US electric sales and will need to be a key...

Research Report - October 29, 2015

This report reviews the implementation of the energy efficiency provisions of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), including vehicle fuel economy standards, the light bulb standard, appliance and equipment standards, energy use labels, building efficiency policies, federal...

Fact Sheet - October 27, 2015

Lowering the amount of energy we waste reduces our need to burn coal and other fossil fuels to generate electricity. Those reductions in pollution mean big gains for health, as pollutants from fossil fuel combustion contribute to four of the leading causes of death in the United States: cancer,...

Research Report - October 21, 2015

For the past nine years, the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard has measured the progress of state policies and programs that save energy while also benefiting the environment and promoting economic growth. We use data vetted by state energy officials to rank states in six categories—...

Research Report - October 02, 2015

Many cities and municipalities lack the resources to prepare for and respond to threats like extreme weather, economic volatility, and aging infrastructure. Energy systems are particularly vulnerable because of their interactions with other systems that allow communities to function and thrive,...

Regulatory Filing - October 01, 2015

The Phase 2 fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles and engines, proposed this summer, would provide substantial gains in fuel efficiency for heavy-duty vehicles by 2027. While ACEEE applauds the agencies’ excellent work in developing the Phase 2 standards...

Regulatory Filing - September 28, 2015

Steve Nadel urges the New York PSC to set higher goals and develop new programs. (Case 15-M-0252.)

Research Report - September 22, 2015

Among the many benefits ascribed to energy efficiency is the fact that it can help create jobs. Although this is often used to motivate investments in efficiency programs, verifying job creation benefits is more complicated than it might seem at first. In this paper we identify some of the...

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