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Press Release | December 12, 2018 - 6:04 pm

Farm Bill Advances Rural Energy Efficiency

Statement of R. Neal Elliott, Senior Director of Research

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) applauds Congress for passing the...

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Blog Post | September 12, 2018 - 9:59 am

States’ energy use correlates with efficiency policies, new data suggest

Energy use per capita varies widely by state, according to new data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). The lowest is in Rhode...
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Blog Post | September 06, 2018 - 2:41 pm

California must go big on energy efficiency to be carbon-free by 2045

California’s official push toward a carbon-free electricity system, now awaiting the governor’s signature, will need dramatic contributions from...
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Blog Post | August 30, 2018 - 12:01 pm

On Labor Day, we salute the 2.2 million-plus Americans who work to save energy

Tiffany Perrin seals leaky windows and walls. Sonny Gordon makes well-insulated building panels. Marilyn Bryce-Schanhals provides affordable, energy-...
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Blog Post | August 23, 2018 - 10:57 am

Energy efficiency helps rural households afford energy bills

In rural South Carolina, Maxine Stroman struggled to pay her energy bills. Her husband had recently died, leaving her the sole source of income for...
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Press Release | August 14, 2018 - 10:00 am

ACEEE Presents 2018 Champions of Energy Efficiency in Buildings Awards

Pacific Grove, California—ACEEE presented three Champion of Energy Efficiency awards last night at its 20th biennial Summer Study on Energy...
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Blog Post | August 07, 2018 - 9:45 am

Good news from the Midwest: Michigan emerges as energy efficiency powerhouse

Despite recent challenges and setbacks for energy efficiency in the Midwest, promising advances are also taking place.
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Blog Post | August 07, 2018 - 9:29 am

Zero energy ready homes gain ground: Summer Study speaker highlights trend

The push toward efficient, high-performance buildings has involved both technologies and programs. Next week, at ACEEE’s popular biennial Summer...
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Blog Post | August 06, 2018 - 9:53 am

India’s new scorecard shows states are stepping ahead on energy efficiency

In India last week, ACEEE’s sister organization released the first-ever scorecard to track the energy efficiency efforts of India’s 29 states and...
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Blog Post | August 02, 2018 - 9:53 am

Equity in energy efficiency: Summer Study speakers discuss topic

In our new Rural Energy Burden report, we find that low-income residents spend a much bigger share of their income on energy bills than other...
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Press Release | August 02, 2018 - 9:12 am

Rollback of fuel efficiency standards would cost consumers billions

Statement by Therese Langer, ACEEE Transportation Program Director The Trump administration’s plan to roll back clean car standards will force...
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