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Press Release | June 19, 2019 - 5:41 pm

Affordable Clean Energy Rule misses chance to slash carbon emissions

Statement of Steven Nadel, executive director

The Affordable Clean Energy Rule (ACE), announced today by the US Environmental Protection Agency, misses a large opportunity to slash carbon...

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Blog Post | September 12, 2017 - 12:16 pm

Cool tech tools can conserve energy in surprising ways. Explore with us.

The extreme weather events sweeping the United States, from wildfires in the West to hurricanes in the South, are causing untold personal suffering...
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Blog Post | September 05, 2017 - 11:22 am

The second Energy Efficiency Day is fast approaching. Here’s what you can do.

Looking to get involved in the second annual Energy Efficiency Day on October 5th? Last year’s first-ever national event was a big success, and we...
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Blog Post | August 23, 2017 - 10:29 am

New and improved self-scoring tool can help cities reduce their energy use and carbon emissions

The federal government’s plan to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord galvanized many cities. Within hours of the announcement, 369 mayors signed...
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Press Release | August 18, 2017 - 2:53 pm

ACEEE Presents Five 2017 Champion of Energy Efficiency in Industry Awards

Denver, Colorado—From the research world to the private sector, five distinguished experts received the Champions of Energy Efficiency Awards last...
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Blog Post | August 17, 2017 - 10:00 am

Run on Less roadshow takes a national tour to showcase the next level of tractor-trailer fuel efficiency

In September, seven Class 8 tractor-trailers equipped with recent-model-year Freightliner, International, and Volvo trucks will participate in the...
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Blog Post | August 15, 2017 - 10:00 am

How can we increase energy efficiency investments? Here are 10 suggestions

This is the final post in a three-part series on understanding and increasing investments in energy efficiency by businesses and individuals. In the...
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Blog Post | August 14, 2017 - 10:33 am

Here’s how Southeastern states can reduce the energy burden of low-income households

Southeastern residents currently face historically high poverty rates, and low-income households spend an average of three times as much on energy...
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Blog Post | August 11, 2017 - 11:31 am

Energy efficiency and industry: the national trend

The industrial sector is unique among end-use sectors in that its energy intensity has declined consistently in recent decades, decreasing 45% from...
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Blog Post | August 10, 2017 - 10:47 am

US cities are starting to expand transportation options for low-income residents

Many urban residents today can choose from a wide range of travel options. Public buses and trains, car-sharing options like Zipcar, on-demand ride-...
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Blog Post | August 08, 2017 - 9:45 am

Our unique guide tracks how local energy policy boosts community resilience

How have your community’s energy efficiency initiatives also increased its resilience? Our new paper, Indicators for Local Energy Resilience, gives...
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