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Blog Post | May 23, 2019 - 11:17 am

Fuel economy gains, now at risk, reduce cost of summer road trips

As nearly 43 million Americans hit the road over Memorial Day weekend, they will see firsthand how improved fuel economy...

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Blog Post | March 30, 2017 - 9:58 am

Energy efficiency budget cuts could exact hefty price on businesses, workers, rural residents, and low-income families

The administration’s proposal to zero out funding for ENERGY STAR® has drawn a lot of buzz. While preserving ENERGY STAR is vital for energy...
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Blog Post | March 28, 2017 - 6:04 pm

Energy efficiency and demand response can nearly level Southeast electricity demand for more than a decade

Electricity markets in the Southeast are facing many changes on the customer side of the meter.  In a new report released today, we look at how...
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Press Release | March 28, 2017 - 12:34 pm

The Clean Power Plan Will Leave a Lasting Legacy for Energy Efficiency

Statement by Maggie Molina, Senior Director of Policy Today’s executive order to begin a rollback of the Clean Power Plan does not halt the progress...
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Blog Post | March 22, 2017 - 4:31 pm

Don’t Tread on ENERGY STAR

In its recent budget outline, the new administration proposes to eliminate funding for the ENERGY STAR® program. An earlier leaked draft suggested...
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Blog Post | March 22, 2017 - 10:31 am

Why rate design matters for energy efficiency

Today, most American households pay for electric service via a two-part electric rate. This typically consists of a small, fixed customer charge ($...
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Press Release | March 16, 2017 - 12:44 pm

Trump’s Budget Proposal Will Raise Energy Bills and Kill Jobs

A statement by Steve Nadel, ACEEE Executive Director The federal budget outline released by the Trump administration today takes a meat cleaver to...
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Press Release | March 15, 2017 - 12:05 pm

Trump’s Move on Vehicle Standards Risks Billions in Savings at the Pump

Statement of Therese Langer, ACEEE Transportation Program Director Today’s announcement of backtracking on vehicle standards for model years 2022-...
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Press Release | March 06, 2017 - 5:39 pm

EmPOWER Maryland Will Create 68,000 New Jobs and Boost GDP in Maryland

Washington, DC—Maryland could gain more than 68,000 new jobs and $3.75 billion in new gross domestic product as a result of investments to be made...
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Blog Post | March 06, 2017 - 9:21 am

Vehicle standards are energy efficiency at its best – and too valuable to roll back

The Trump administration is reportedly launching a rollback of vehicle efficiency standards that greatly benefit the US economy. These standards save...
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Blog Post | March 02, 2017 - 10:16 am

What the Wall Street Journal got wrong about PACE

The meteoric rise of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing over the past few years has been surprising even to those working in clean...
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