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Blog Post | November 15, 2018 - 10:25 am

To inspire energy-saving behaviors, local governments engage residents, hold contests, try games

Nearly two-thirds of behavior-based programs for saving energy involve in-person contact with residents, such as home energy audits, according to a new survey of 50 such programs nationwide. As...

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Press Release | July 20, 2001 - 12:00 pm

Fuel Economy "Improvements" in House Energy Bill to Increase Oil Consumption Over the Next Decade

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The fuel economy provisions adopted by the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Thursday would result in increased oil...
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Press Release | July 13, 2001 - 12:00 pm

Statement of Steven M. Nadel, Executive Director, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy on the "Energy Advancement and Conservation Act of 2001"

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The energy bill approved by a subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy & Commerce on Thursday, July 12, demonstrates an...
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Press Release | June 21, 2001 - 12:00 pm

Newly Released Honda Insight Takes Top Honors in ACEEE's Green Book® Environmental Rankings

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A newly released version of the hybrid-electric Honda Insight has seized the position of "the year's greenest vehicle," says the...
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Press Release | June 12, 2001 - 12:00 pm

President Bush Comes Up Empty on Climate Change Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today President Bush made his most extensive remarks on global climate change since he assumed office. Unfortunately, according to...
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Press Release | May 29, 2001 - 12:00 pm

Stay Cool This Summer and Freeze Out High Electricity Bills With an Energy-Efficient Air Conditioner Up-to-Date Lists of Top-Rated High-Efficiency Air Conditioners Available

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the same day that President Bush announced plans to reduce peak consumption at federal facilities in California by 10 percent,...
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Press Release | May 17, 2001 - 12:00 pm

Bush-Cheney Energy Plan Misses the Mark on Energy Efficiency, Public Interest Group Says

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As President Bush highlights energy efficiency during the release of his new energy plan today, leading energy efficiency experts...
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Press Release | May 04, 2001 - 12:00 pm

ACEEE's Howard Geller Submits Top-Priority Energy Policy Recommendations in Testimony to Congressional Energy Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the same day that President Bush announced plans to reduce peak consumption at federal facilities in California by 10 percent,...
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Press Release | May 01, 2001 - 12:00 pm

Study Finds Better Fuel Economy Will Lower Oil Imports More Than New Oil Drilling

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Increasing the fuel efficiency of new cars and light trucks by just 5 percent a year would cut U.S. oil use by 1.5 million barrels...
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Press Release | April 24, 2001 - 12:00 pm

Statement of Edward R. Osann, President Potomac Resources Inc. Regarding Tax Policy Recommendations in "Sensible Energy Policies for Our Growing Economy," by the Sustainable Energy Coalition

The report being released today contains a number of recommendations for adjustments to federal tax policy. These are primarily laid out on pages 46...
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Press Release | April 13, 2001 - 12:00 pm

Statement of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy on the Bush Administration Decision to Weaken Energy Efficiency Standards for Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The decision announced today by the Bush Administration to weaken the recently published standards for the energy consumption of...
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