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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 | June 26, 2002 - 12:00 pm

In Tough Times, House Finds Support for Energy Efficiency

Washington, D.C. — The House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee yesterday approved an 8% increase in U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s energy...
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Press Release | May 23, 2002 - 12:00 pm

New Edition of ACEEE Book Updates Motor Systems Savings

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Improvements in motor systems and management can yield significant energy savings, up to 42 percent, according to a recently...
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Press Release | May 22, 2002 - 12:00 pm

DOE Rolls Back AC Efficiency: Consumers and the Environment Lose

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) rollback of national standards for residential central air conditioners is a lose-lose...
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Press Release | May 13, 2002 - 12:00 pm

The 2001 Carbon Scorecard: United States Seriously Lags Behind Industrialized World in Controlling Emissions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States continues to fall behind its industrialized allies in controlling carbon emissions. A recent European Union...
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Press Release | May 09, 2002 - 12:00 pm

New Study Describes How Energy Efficiency Programs Helped Avert Electricity Crises in 2001

Washington, D.C. — Energy efficiency programs played a crucial role in helping to respond to electric system reliability concerns last year,...
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Press Release | April 30, 2002 - 12:00 pm

Farm Bill Funds Energy Efficiency

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the House and Senate conferees released their report on the Farm Bill, retaining much of the funding for the Energy Title (...
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Press Release | April 25, 2002 - 12:00 pm

Senate Takes Small Steps Towards Energy Efficiency

Washington, D.C. — The energy legislation approved today by the Senate takes several small steps to help Americans use energy more efficiently but...
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Press Release | April 15, 2002 - 12:00 pm

What DOE Didn't Hear: Smart Energy Policies that Save Money and Cut Pollution through Energy Efficiency

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The April 10 AP story ("Cheney Team Sought Environmentalists") said that in his conversation with Howard Geller, Director of the...
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Press Release | April 08, 2002 - 12:00 pm

Honda Civic Hybrid Earns Outstanding Green Score in ACEEE's Green Book®

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The newly released 2003 Honda Civic Hybrid offers outstanding environmental performance in a mass-market package, according to the...
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Press Release | April 02, 2002 - 12:00 pm

Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency and Green Buildings: Opportunities for State Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. — While federal incentives for energy efficiency investment have been weak, a number of states have taken significant steps to...
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