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Blog Post | May 16, 2019 - 12:34 pm

Prepay: Saving electricity and money or going without?

As more utilities look at prepay plans, new research finds this option carries both benefits and potential risks. While it may put at risk the wellbeing of some customers trying to save money, it...

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Press Release | March 23, 2018 - 2:32 pm

Good News: Congress Stands Up for Energy Efficiency with Omnibus Bill

Statement by Lowell Ungar, ACEEE Senior Policy Advisor
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Blog Post | February 28, 2018 - 10:00 am

Energy efficiency has a leading role to play in our distributed energy future

The increased prevalence of distributed energy resources is driving changes to utility planning. Our new report, The Role of Energy Efficiency in a...
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Blog Post | February 22, 2018 - 1:17 pm

Iowa bills threaten to roll back energy efficiency, putting consumer savings at risk

With a critical vote coming as soon as Monday, Iowa is at an important crossroads as legislative efforts threaten to scale back energy efficiency. In...
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Press Release | February 21, 2018 - 9:00 am

Save Energy, Protect Health: How Energy Efficiency Can Prevent 30,000 Asthma Attacks Each Year

Washington, DC—Saving energy can reduce the number of asthma attacks and other harmful health effects of air pollution from power plants, according...
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Blog Post | February 15, 2018 - 10:07 am

As federal efforts lag, states are picking up the slack on appliance standards

With a little more than a year elapsed since President Trump’s inauguration, progress on federal appliance standards has slowed to a crawl, while...
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Blog Post | February 13, 2018 - 10:00 am

As electric vehicles gain favor, utilities can accelerate EV adoption

As new models with longer ranges, state-of-the-art features, and lower prices enter the market, 2018 is widely expected to be the year of the...
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Blog Post | February 12, 2018 - 3:11 pm

The proposed federal budget: Friday the 13th Part 2

The Trump administration’s proposed budget for energy efficiency is a bad sequel to the slash-and-burn budget it proposed last year. It would cut to...
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Blog Post | February 07, 2018 - 9:48 am

Going for green with energy efficiency at this year's Olympics

Later this week, athletes proudly wearing their countries’ colors will fill the winter sports arenas of PyeongChang, South Korea, as they compete in...
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Blog Post | February 06, 2018 - 10:31 am

Energy efficiency can clean the air we breathe (third part of video series)

In a new three-part video series, ACEEE explores how energy efficiency can improve people’s health. We hear the stories of homeowners in three states...
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Press Release | February 01, 2018 - 10:00 am

Affordable Tech Marvels Dominate Greenest Vehicles List

Washington, DC—For those who like clean vehicles with state-of-the-art technology or simply want to reduce their environmental footprint, today’s...
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