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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 its stalling of heavy-duty vehicle fuel economy...

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Blog Post | January 01, 2006 - 12:00 am

Oil Security

America's dependence on foreign sources of oil continues to grow. Without significant reduction in vehicle miles traveled, implementation of more...
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Press Release | December 05, 2005 - 12:00 pm

ACEEE Helps Consumers Stay Warm, Take the Chill Off High Heating Bills

Washington, D.C. — With headlines full of dire warnings about high heating bills putting the squeeze on pocketbooks this winter, what's a consumer to...
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Press Release | November 21, 2005 - 12:00 pm

Tax Incentive Coalition Launches Web Site to Help Consumers and Businesses Save With New Energy Efficiency Tax Credits

Washington, D.C. — A new Web site from the Tax Incentives Assistance Project (TIAP) aims to help individuals and businesses cut their federal tax...
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Press Release | November 14, 2005 - 12:00 pm

Congress May Force New Energy Hogs on American Consumers: Digital Television Adaptors Could Be Big Energy Users

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Congress is now considering legislation to set a final date for the transition to digital TV broadcasting. As part of...
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Press Release | November 09, 2005 - 12:00 pm

Saving Energy: Best Solution to the Ag Energy Crisis

Washington, D.C. — Energy efficiency and conservation are the best near-term responses to surging energy prices in the agricultural sector, testified...
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Press Release | October 27, 2005 - 12:00 pm

House Squanders Chance to Save Energy in Digital TV Transition

Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee rejected an opportunity to cut consumers' energy costs as the nation...
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Press Release | October 07, 2005 - 12:00 pm

The Efficiency Gap: Some States Lead, Others Lag in Energy Efficiency Funding - ACEEE Study Ranks the States

Washington, D.C. — While nationwide spending on ratepayer-funded electric energy efficiency programs showed modest growth from 2000 to 2003, spending...
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Press Release | October 03, 2005 - 12:00 pm

ICC Slaps Homeowners by Rolling Back National Energy Code in Face of Record Heating Fuel Prices: U.S. Department of Energy Statement Supports Rollback

Washington, D.C. — On September 29 in Detroit, the International Code Council (ICC) voted to roll back the energy efficiency requirements of the...
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Blog Post | September 19, 2005 - 8:00 pm

Energy Policy Act of 2005 Enacted — Contains Useful Provisions But Leaves Many Opportunities on the Table

On August 8th, President Bush signed the Energy Policy Act of 2005 into law after 4 ½ years of work by Congress. The new law deals with a wide array...
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Blog Post | September 19, 2005 - 8:00 pm

Katrina, the Perfect(Ly Awful) Storm for U.S. Energy Markets

Hurricane Katrina is first and foremost a tragedy in human terms. Several ACEEE staff have friends or relatives who are directly affected by the...
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