Archive

June 2012

Blog Post | June 28, 2012

ACEEE Supports the “Expanding Industrial Energy and Water Efficiency Incentives Act of 2012” Bill

In a Congress that can’t find much common ground, industrial energy efficiency seems to be a key area of support.

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Press Release | June 27, 2012

Utility Energy Efficiency Programs Experienced Rapid Growth over Last Ten Years

Utilities across the Country Increasingly Turning to Energy Efficiency as the Lowest-Cost Energy Resource

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Press Release | June 26, 2012

Improving Vehicle Fuel Economy to Create 570,000 U.S. Jobs

Largest Jump in CAFE Standards in a Generation is a Driving Force for Economic Growth

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Blog Post | June 19, 2012

Yes, U.S. Oil and Gas Production Is Increasing, but Energy Efficiency Is Still the Number One Resource

A variety of recent articles have trumpeted how U.S. oil and gas production is up.  For example, Daniel Yergin, in a New York Times op ed, notes that U.S. oil production has increased 1.6 million barrels per day since 1998 and that a further 0.6 million barrel increase may be possible this year.  He also notes how shale gas is now 37% of U.S.

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Blog Post | June 8, 2012

Heat Stroke? Or a $3 Trillion Thought Experiment for Rio+20?

Over at Real Climate Economics, ACEEE’s Director of Economic and Social Analysis, Skip Laitner shares some thoughts about energy intensity and Rio+20:

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Press Release | June 5, 2012

ACEEE: Major New U.S. Energy Find Could Offset Nearly a Quarter of Nation's Power Use

“Not Your Father’s Energy Efficiency”:  New “Intelligent Efficiency” Discoveries Focus on Interconnected SystemsNot Devices such as Cars or Refrigerators; Shift in Emphasis Could Slash 12-22 Percent of Current U.S. Energy Use.

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