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March 2019

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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