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July 2019

Blog Post | July 18, 2019

Mark Your Calendars for the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard

Next Thursday, ACEEE will release the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard, our most robust report ever to track city progress toward climate goals. While this is our fourth city scorecard, it is the first to assess cities’ efforts to advance renewable energy in addition to energy efficiency. It also scores more cities — 75 this year, compared to 51 in our last report in 2017 — and it takes a closer look at equity and policy performance.

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Press Release | July 17, 2019

Portman-Shaheen Bill Offers Needed Bipartisan Energy Solution

Washington, DC—Today, U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) introduced the bipartisan Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act. This legislation will improve building efficiency and reduce U.S. energy consumption and carbon emissions nationwide.

Steven Nadel, Executive Director, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE):

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Blog Post | July 16, 2019

Going Clean: How Energy Efficiency Is Helping States Zero Out Emissions

A growing number of states are adopting ambitious clean energy goals, aiming to zero out emissions in the power sector and, in some cases, the statewide economy.

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Press Release | July 11, 2019

Latest DOE Actions on Appliance Standards Will Cost Consumers and Increase Carbon Emissions

Washington, DC—Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) reversed course and sided with the gas industry, at the expense of consumers, by indicating it plans to ignore energy-efficient condensing technology when developing future efficiency standards for gas furnaces and water heaters.

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