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Blog Post | May 21, 2019 - 11:22 am

For existing homes, energy efficiency often has a better return on investment than solar

Looking for an investment with a high, secure return on investment? A light energy efficiency retrofit of a typical existing home can deliver a whopping 18.5% return annually, nearly double that...

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Press Release | May 05, 2004 - 12:00 pm

ACEEE Commends USDA for Making Energy Efficiency More Accessible to Farmers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture today issued a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) of $22.8 million for energy efficiency and...
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Blog Post | May 03, 2004 - 12:00 am

States Strive to Fill the "Efficiency Gap"

With federal leadership faltering, states are showing the way for energy efficiency policy. Congress seems unable to pass a comprehensive energy bill...
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Blog Post | May 02, 2004 - 8:00 pm

Home Air Conditioner Standard to Improve 30% in 2006

A three-year legal wrangle over residential central air conditioner efficiency standards was resolved in April when the air conditioning industry and...
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Press Release | April 14, 2004 - 12:00 pm

Delivering the Public Goods: New Study Documents Success of State Public Benefits Energy Efficiency Policies

Washington, D.C. — The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) is pleased to announce the publication of its new report, Five Years...
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Press Release | April 02, 2004 - 12:00 pm

ACEEE Welcomes DOE Announcement: SEER 13 Air Conditioner Standard Now Final

Washington, D.C. — Today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it will not appeal a ruling from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals that...
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Press Release | March 23, 2004 - 12:00 pm

CHP Five Years Later: Federal and State Policies and Programs Update

Washington, D.C. — Five years ago, when President Clinton first expounded the promise of combined heat and power (CHP) to cut power plant energy...
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Press Release | March 23, 2004 - 12:00 pm

Stationary Fuel Cell Generation Has Great Potential If Obstacles Can Be Overcome: Technology Still Far From Widespread Commercialization

Washington, D.C. — Fuel cells have been promoted as the next technological leap in the area of power production. In a new report, Stationary Fuel...
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Press Release | March 17, 2004 - 12:00 am

ACEEE Applauds Acceptance of SEER 13 Air Conditioner Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) announced today that it welcomed the acceptance by the air-...
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Press Release | February 18, 2004 - 12:00 pm

Extension of Dual-Fuel Loophole to Increase Oil Consumption by 40-110 Million Barrels Over Next Four Years

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Bush Administration today extended for four years a policy that increases U.S. oil consumption by allowing auto manufacturers...
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Press Release | February 10, 2004 - 12:00 pm

Green Light Red Light: Model Year 2004's "Greenest" and "Meanest" Vehicles Announced

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Amid continued public interest in fuel efficiency and growing concern about gas-guzzling SUVs, the American Council for an Energy-...
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