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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 | August 01, 2018 - 10:00 am

New programs nudge homeowners to switch to electric heat pumps

From coast to coast, several programs are starting to help homeowners switch from space and water heating fueled by oil, propane, and natural gas to...
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Blog Post | July 31, 2018 - 9:25 am

Just how smart can our buildings and grid be? Summer Study panel leader offers insights

From advanced data analytics and cybersecurity to artificial intelligence and blockchain, technology offers sweeping opportunities — and challenges...
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Blog Post | July 30, 2018 - 10:24 am

Will Trump’s DOE soon propose to roll back light bulb standards? Here’s what’s at stake

The Trump administration will soon release a proposed rule on light bulb standards. The details are under wraps, but manufacturers have lobbied for...
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Blog Post | July 27, 2018 - 12:18 pm

Universities push to slash energy use: Summer Study speaker describes how

Across the United States, the push for net-zero energy buildings is gaining momentum. Because this trend holds great promise for deep energy savings...
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Blog Post | July 24, 2018 - 3:59 pm

How can technology reshape energy efficiency? Summer Study speakers offer insights

A dizzying array of cutting-edge energy efficiency technology is available in today’s marketplace. Though many smart products are affordable, they...
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Blog Post | July 24, 2018 - 11:15 am

Appliance standards create jobs — in every US state

National standards that require appliances and equipment to be more energy efficient do more than save energy and reduce utility bills. They also...
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Blog Post | July 20, 2018 - 10:05 am

How can we unite people when talking about energy? Summer Study speaker explains

Words matter. Using the right ones can bring people together, while choosing the wrong ones (e.g., you’re actually smart) can get you in trouble. For...
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Blog Post | July 19, 2018 - 1:24 pm

Pickups gearing up for huge fuel economy improvements

Automakers are rolling out an impressive suite of fuel-saving technologies just as the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and US Environmental...
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Press Release | July 18, 2018 - 9:44 am

Rural Households Spend Much More of Their Income on Energy Bills than Others

Hardest-hit groups are low-income households and those in the East and Southeast; energy efficiency can help
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Blog Post | July 12, 2018 - 9:34 am

EPA gives glider manufacturers a free pass at the expense of the American public

Just hours before Administrator Scott Pruitt’s departure on Friday, the US Environmental Protection Agency reportedly widened a loophole for...
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