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Press Release | August 13, 2019 - 5:14 pm

ACEEE Announces 'Champions of Energy Efficiency' at 2019 Summer Study Industry

From left to right: Chad Gilless, Stillwater Energy; Sandy Glatt, US Department of Energy; and Thomas Wenning, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (...

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Blog Post | August 08, 2019 - 9:30 am

Florida cities call for stronger utility energy savings targets

Florida cities and counties are going to bat for their residents and pushing for utilities to set stronger energy savings goals. Utility efficiency...
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Blog Post | August 01, 2019 - 10:15 am

State energy savings targets evolve to meet new policy goals

As more states seek to reduce costs and meet climate goals, new ACEEE research finds that energy efficiency resource standards (EERS) are delivering...
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Blog Post | July 31, 2019 - 8:53 am

Breaking barriers: Women in energy efficiency tell their stories

Currently, Rick Perry is secretary of the US Department of Energy. Here are his predecessors. Credit: US Department of Energy.  Of the 14 people who...
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Press Release | July 25, 2019 - 3:12 pm

Senate Bill Would Extend Benefits of Utility Efficiency Programs Nationwide

Washington, DC—Today, Senator Tina Smith (D-Minnesota) introduced the American Energy Efficiency Act of 2019 with cosponsors Senator King (I-Maine)...
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Press Release | July 24, 2019 - 2:19 pm

US Cities Boost Clean Energy Efforts but Few on Track to Meet Climate Goals

Scorecard of 75 large US cities reveals the top 10, including Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis, and Washington, DC.  Washington, DC — US...
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Blog Post | July 22, 2019 - 12:37 pm

Hot enough for you? Utilities need to transform to address climate goals

As the United States swelters from yet another heat wave, much greater utility transformation — with energy efficiency at its core — will be needed...
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Blog Post | July 18, 2019 - 11:38 am

Coming soon: Largest US scorecard ever on city clean energy efforts

Next Thursday, ACEEE will release the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard, our most robust report ever to track city progress toward climate goals....
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Press Release | July 17, 2019 - 10:00 am

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...
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Blog Post | July 16, 2019 - 12:47 pm

How to zero out emissions? More US states use energy efficiency

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...
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Press Release | July 11, 2019 - 1:48 pm

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...
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