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Blog Post | October 08, 2019 - 9:37 am

Where can electrification do most to cut emissions? Transportation

The transportation sector offers the greatest potential to slash greenhouse gas emissions through electrification— more even than buildings or industry, according to a recent ACEEE study and four...

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Blog Post | September 09, 2019 - 11:07 am

Listen up, 2020 candidates: Energy affordability is a major problem

As 2020 candidates craft their campaign platforms, new data show that energy affordability is a major problem in the United States. In fact, about...
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Blog Post | September 06, 2019 - 12:17 pm

In case you missed it: Six 2020 candidates discuss energy efficiency

The 2020 presidential candidates aren’t pulling punches when it comes to energy waste and climate change.
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Press Release | September 04, 2019 - 12:34 pm

DOE’s Light Bulb Standards Rollback Will Cost Americans $14 Billion Each Year

Washington, DC—Today, the US Department of Energy (DOE) released two rules that continue the administration’s assault on common sense light bulb...
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Blog Post | August 26, 2019 - 1:02 pm

These colleges get an A+ in sustainability

Nearly two-thirds of prospective students say a college's commitment to the environment influences their decision to apply to or attend the school....
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Blog Post | August 22, 2019 - 10:52 am

Making every energy unit count for the customer

Provocative talks at last week’s Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry spotlighted ways to slash energy consumption by better matching...
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Blog Post | August 21, 2019 - 11:03 am

At risk: Heavy-duty vehicle fuel economy

The Trump administration’s efforts to roll back the light-duty vehicle fuel economy standards have received a lot of attention. Much less known is...
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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 (on...
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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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