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March 2019

Blog Post | March 28, 2019

Toyota loses ground on fuel economy as federal agencies seek rollback of vehicle standards

Toyota, an industry leader in hybrid technology for two decades, is the only major automaker to lose ground on fuel economy in recent years. And with the Trump administration poised to roll back fuel efficiency standards, Toyota may face less pressure to pick up its pace.

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Blog Post | March 26, 2019

Vehicle automation is cool but will it save energy? We talk to an expert

We’re in a new era of rapid advances in vehicle technologies. Safety, mobility, and convenience benefits are spurring the development, for example, of connected and autonomous vehicles or CAVs. Sure, the cars of the future sound cool, but what will they mean for our energy use, infrastructure, and transportation policy?

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Blog Post | March 21, 2019

From construction to retrofits, PACE financing is saving serious energy

Property assessed clean energy (PACE), a popular, long-term financing tool for energy and water conservation projects, has grown quickly in recent years across the United States.

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Press Release | March 11, 2019

Trump 2020 Budget Would Jeopardize Jobs & Clean Energy

WASHINGTON, DC —The Trump administration’s 2020 budget request, released today, proposes a drastic, 86% cut in new funding for the Department of Energy’s office that handles popular and cost-saving energy efficiency programs. It would also seek to fund the popular ENERGY STAR® program entirely from user fees.

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Blog Post | March 11, 2019

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: New Toolkit Helps Quantify Efficiency’s Benefits

As new studies show energy efficiency is supporting more jobs and attracting more investments, ACEEE today releases a toolkit to help states quantify all the economic benefits of energy-saving programs. Policymakers are increasingly interested in accounting for these benefits but have often found it difficult to do so.

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