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June 2009

Press Release | June 29, 2009

President Obama Announces New Light Bulb Standards

Washington, D.C. — New national minimum energy efficiency requirements for light bulbs will save more energy than any other standard ever issued by any administration, according to a coalition representing environmental and consumer organizations, state government, and utilities. The new standards, announced by President Obama today, will make the hundreds of millions of fluorescent tube lamps that light offices, stores, and factories more efficient.

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Press Release | June 29, 2009

President Obama Announces New Light Bulb Standards

Washington, D.C. — New national minimum energy efficiency requirements for light bulbs will save more energy than any other standard ever issued by any administration, according to a coalition representing environmental and consumer organizations, state government, and utilities. The new standards, announced by President Obama today, will make the hundreds of millions of fluorescent tube lamps that light offices, stores, and factories more efficient.

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Press Release | June 24, 2009

Updated ACEEE Analysis Shows Savings of $4400 Per Household by 2030 From House Climate Change Bill

Washington, D.C. — The federal energy efficiency provisions included in H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act (aka Waxman-Markey), could save approximately $1,050 per household by 2020 and $4,400 per household by 2030, according to an updated analysis by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Changes to ACEEE’s analysis come from an updated assessment of savings from a number of provisions, as well as changes to the bill made in a Rule’s Committee version of the bill released yesterday.

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Press Release | June 24, 2009

Updated ACEEE Analysis Shows Savings of $4400 Per Household by 2030 From House Climate Change Bill

Washington, D.C. — The federal energy efficiency provisions included in H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act (aka Waxman-Markey), could save approximately $1,050 per household by 2020 and $4,400 per household by 2030, according to an updated analysis by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Changes to ACEEE’s analysis come from an updated assessment of savings from a number of provisions, as well as changes to the bill made in a Rule’s Committee version of the bill released yesterday.

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Press Release | June 18, 2009

Senate Energy Bill Will Spur Substantial Energy Efficiency Savings But Savings Significantly Less Than House Energy Bill

Washington, D.C. — The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee reported out the American Clean Energy Leadership Act yesterday, a bill designed to tackle America's energy challenges including increasing energy efficiency.

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Press Release | June 9, 2009

H.R. 2454 Would Save $3900 Per Household by 2030; Energy Efficiency Provisions Will Create 650,000 Jobs by 2030

Washington, D.C. — The federal energy efficiency provisions included in H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act, could save approximately $750 per household by 2020 and $3,900 per household by 2030, according to a preliminary analysis by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The bill provides an important step forward in addressing climate change through energy efficiency and other means of reducing heat-trapping greenhouse gases.

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Press Release | June 9, 2009

H.R. 2454 Would Save $3900 Per Household by 2030; Energy Efficiency Provisions Will Create 650,000 Jobs by 2030

Washington, D.C. — The federal energy efficiency provisions included in H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act, could save approximately $750 per household by 2020 and $3,900 per household by 2030, according to a preliminary analysis by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The bill provides an important step forward in addressing climate change through energy efficiency and other means of reducing heat-trapping greenhouse gases.

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