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Press Release | January 23, 2019 - 9:20 am

EVs Sweep Greenest List as Auto Industry Undergoes Major Shifts

Washington, DC—For the first time in five years, amid transformation in the auto industry, the Detroit Three automakers do not have a single car on the annual Greenest vehicles list. As they...

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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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Press Release | April 09, 2001 - 12:00 pm

Administration Proposes Deep Cuts in Critical Energy Efficiency Programs; Cuts Will Exacerbate Energy Crisis, Public Interest Group Says

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Bush has stated that the nation is facing an energy crisis as evidenced by the power shortages in California, overloaded...
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Press Release | April 03, 2001 - 12:00 pm

National Review of the Status of Electric Restructuring Finds Restructuring May Have Slowed But Energy Efficiency Policies Are Getting Increased Attention

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new study by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) indicates that the state movement toward electric...
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Press Release | March 13, 2001 - 12:00 pm

ACEEE Identifies New Technologies to Reduce Energy Use in the Industrial Sector

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Emerging Energy-Efficient Industrial Technologies: New York State Edition profiles 54 exciting new technologies that are likely to...
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Press Release | February 15, 2001 - 12:00 pm

Administration Considering Cutting Energy Efficiency R&D and Deployment Programs in FY2002

Washington, D.C. — Consumers and businesses throughout the nation are facing heating bills two or three times higher than those last winter....
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Press Release | February 08, 2001 - 12:00 pm

New Edition of ACEEE's Green Book® Identifies Environment-Friendly Cars and Trucks of Model Year 2001

Washington, D.C. — The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy today released the fourth edition of its groundbreaking consumer guide, ACEEE...
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Press Release | February 02, 2001 - 12:00 am

Energy Efficiency Investments Can Help Prevent California-Style Electric System Meltdown by Reducing Peak Loads and Increasing Reliability: Consumers and Environment Are Winners

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumers could benefit from reliable electric power delivery, savings on their electricity costs, and reduced pollutants emitted...
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Press Release | January 19, 2001 - 12:00 pm

Take the Chill Out of High Heating Bills: Current Lists of Most Efficient Heating Equipment Now Available

Washington, D.C. — Prices for natural gas and heating oil are up 50% or more in many parts of the United States. While the price of fuel is out of...
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