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Energy Efficiency as a Resource

Blog Post | March 1, 2012

Energy Efficiency Finance 301: The Growing Popularity of On-Bill Financing

The promise of energy efficiency investments to boost the overall economy and to create and sustain jobs is becoming more widely accepted, as shown in part by the ever-growing number of cost-effective energy efficiency financing programs across the c

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Press Release | February 23, 2012

Large-Scale Studies Find Moderate Savings from Smart Grid Feedback Devices

Real-time feedback provides more control over energy use for many customers

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Press Release | January 24, 2012

Statement by Steven Nadel, Executive Director of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, on the 2012 State-of-the-Union Address

Tonight President Obama stated that "the easiest way to save money is to waste less energy." We couldn't agree more. Our research has found that energy efficiency is our cheapest and cleanest energy resource. As the President said, if we waste less energy, "America will have less pollution, more manufacturing, and more jobs for construction workers who need them." In his State of the Union address the President proposed to help manufacturers eliminate energy waste in their factories and give businesses incentives to upgrade their buildings.

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Press Release | January 12, 2012

ACEEE Report: U.S. Better Off “Thinking Big” about Energy Efficiency Instead of Focusing First on Development of New Energy Sources

Listen to the streaming audio file recording of this news event (mp3) HERE

How Lack of Emphasis on Major Energy Efficiency Investments Leaves “3 Jokers in the U.S. Economic Deck”; Slashing Energy Use 60% Could Generate 2 Million Jobs & Save the Equivalent of $2600 Per Household Annually. 

 

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Press Release | December 8, 2011

Study: Repayment for Energy Efficiency Improvements through Utility Bills a Growing Trend

On-Bill Financing Extends Opportunities for Energy Efficiency Investments to Historically Underserved Markets such as Multifamily Housing and Small Businesses

 

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Blog Post | December 7, 2011
Blog Post | October 25, 2011

Industrial and Commercial Self-Direct Energy Efficiency Programs: Misunderstood or In Need of Improvement?

ACEEE is not shy about extolling the benefits of energy efficiency. Energy efficiency as a resource is cost effective, low risk, and offers immediate reductions in harmful emissions—which is why energy efficiency programs administered by utilities or other entities can be found all over the country. But not all energy customers pay for or use energy efficiency programs in the same way.

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Press Release | September 28, 2011

Report: Combined Heat and Power Market Growth Varies from State to State, Requiring More Than Supportive Policies for Greater Deployment

CHP Already Providing Over 12% of U.S Electricity, but More Efforts Are Needed to Overcome Market Barriers and Mitigate Uncertainty

 

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Press Release | June 15, 2011
Press Release | March 29, 2011

Arkansas Energy Efficiency Investments Would Create Thousands of Local Jobs and Save Customers Billions

State Already On Track to Becoming the Most Energy Efficient in Southeast

 

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