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Blog Post | April 18, 2019 - 9:57 am

On-bill financing gains ground but faces barriers to wider adoption

This is the third of a four-part series of blog posts on recent developments and trends in energy efficiency financing. Prior posts covered ...

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Blog Post | June 26, 2017 - 12:47 pm

Energy efficiency deserves center stage during president's Energy Week

Today the Trump Administration is launching an Energy Week to promote our nation’s “energy dominance” by increasing fossil fuel production. Notably...
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Blog Post | June 20, 2017 - 4:19 pm

Clean tax cuts: a new idea with conservative roots

Congress is likely to tackle federal tax reform in 2017 and may consider new ideas. One proposal it should seriously consider is clean tax cuts—the...
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Blog Post | June 15, 2017 - 9:50 am

Budget ax threatens manufacturing program that puts America first

For all the talk that comes out of Washington, DC, about the importance of American manufacturing, the government does strikingly little about it....
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Blog Post | June 13, 2017 - 1:42 pm

The results are in: here are the most energy-efficient utilities in the US

Our first-ever scorecard of US utilities, released today, reveals striking regional differences and identifies the best — and worst — performers on...
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Blog Post | June 06, 2017 - 2:19 pm

Ohio Opt-Out Will Cost State Billions in Benefits

Our new research shows that utility customers would pay a hefty price if more large customers were allowed to opt out of energy efficiency programs....
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Blog Post | June 05, 2017 - 11:21 am

Join our countdown to ACEEE’s first Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard

What is your utility doing to promote energy efficiency? Could it be doing more? Find out in ACEEE’s first Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard, to be...
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Blog Post | June 02, 2017 - 10:15 am

Funding for energy efficiency is at risk in Connecticut, and it’s worse than before

A year ago I wrote about a threat to energy efficiency funding in Connecticut. Lawmakers had proposed using Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI...
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Blog Post | May 31, 2017 - 12:21 pm

Save Energy, Save Lives: Announcing ACEEE’s newest program, Health and Environment

Spring is peak season for allergies and asthma. As a result, May has been declared National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month by the Asthma and...
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Blog Post | May 26, 2017 - 10:00 am

New standard practice manual for cost-effectiveness is an indispensable resource

On May 18th the National Efficiency Screening Project and E4TheFuture announced the release of the first National Standard Practice Manual (NSPM)....
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Blog Post | May 25, 2017 - 10:53 am

Is CHP part of your vision for the modern grid? Let’s discuss

More states are undertaking new approaches to utility planning that prioritize clean, distributed energy resources, but few are considering combined...
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