State Policy

(Blog Post - 10/21/2009)
In 2009, energy efficiency has risen to a new level of recognition in the U.S. We present here our third annual comprehensive state energy efficiency scorecard to document best practices and recognize leadership among the states.  The Scorecard...
(Blog Post - 4/19/2018)
Energy efficiency is a proven, low-cost way to reduce pollutants, and it can significantly help 32 states comply with US air quality regulations, according to our new report, Mission Attainment: Incorporating Pollution Reductions from Energy...
(Blog Post - 4/4/2018)
Home buyers in Massachusetts may soon be able to better gauge the energy efficiency, or inefficiency, of their potential future homes. On Tuesday, Governor Charlie Baker introduced legislation that would establish energy performance ratings and...
(Blog Post - 3/26/2018)
In a promising trend that connects health and energy, a rising number of organizations have launched initiatives within the past 10 years to mitigate indoor health risks while reducing energy waste. Our new report, The Next Nexus: Exemplary Programs...
(Document - 2/6/2018)
Testimony delivered by Dr. Martin Kushler to the Kansas Senate Utilities Committee entitled "Information to Support Effective Energy Efficiency Policy in Kansas."
(Blog Post - 1/29/2018)
All those watching the Super Bowl this weekend, take heart: there’s a good chance the Minneapolis stadium roof won’t collapse — as its predecessor the Metrodome’s did in December 2010. That’s because U.S. Bank Stadium, which opened in 2016, features...
(Document - 1/24/2018)
Energy production and consumption require water, and water transport and treatment need energy. Researchers and practitioners are increasingly interested in designing integrated programs to manage energy and water in tandem. Utilities typically do...
(Press Release - 1/3/2018)
Steven Nadel, Executive Director New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in connection with his State of the State address today, announced a plan to create new energy efficiency targets and appliance standards. He directed the state’s Department of Public...
(Document - 12/8/2017)
Description of utility-sector energy efficiency opportunities in Virginia, using data from ACEEE’s 2017 Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
(Blog Post - 10/25/2017)
Energy efficiency programs are especially important for low-income customers. Well-designed programs can help relieve the significant energy burdens faced by low-income families and also provide benefits like increased comfort and healthier homes....