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Blog Post | January 24, 2020 - 8:13 am

Trouble ahead for US appliance efficiency standards

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) plan for national appliance standards for 2020 has come into focus, and the picture is not pretty. Hard on the heels of its...

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Blog Post | August 26, 2019 - 1:02 pm

These colleges get an A+ in sustainability

Nearly two-thirds of prospective students say a college's commitment to the environment influences their decision to apply to or attend the school....
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Blog Post | August 22, 2019 - 10:52 am

Making every energy unit count for the customer

Provocative talks at last week’s Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry spotlighted ways to slash energy consumption by better matching...
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Blog Post | August 21, 2019 - 11:03 am

At risk: Heavy-duty vehicle fuel economy

The Trump administration’s efforts to roll back the light-duty vehicle fuel economy standards have received a lot of attention. Much less known is...
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Press Release | August 13, 2019 - 5:14 pm

ACEEE Announces 'Champions of Energy Efficiency' at 2019 Summer Study Industry

From left to right: Chad Gilless, Stillwater Energy; Sandy Glatt, US Department of Energy; and Thomas Wenning, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (on...
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Blog Post | August 08, 2019 - 9:30 am

Florida cities call for stronger utility energy savings targets

Florida cities and counties are going to bat for their residents and pushing for utilities to set stronger energy savings goals. Utility efficiency...
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Blog Post | August 01, 2019 - 10:15 am

State energy savings targets evolve to meet new policy goals

As more states seek to reduce costs and meet climate goals, new ACEEE research finds that energy efficiency resource standards (EERS) are delivering...
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Blog Post | July 31, 2019 - 8:53 am

Breaking barriers: Women in energy efficiency tell their stories

Currently, Rick Perry is secretary of the US Department of Energy. Here are his predecessors. Credit: US Department of Energy.  Of the 14 people who...
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Press Release | July 25, 2019 - 3:12 pm

Senate Bill Would Extend Benefits of Utility Efficiency Programs Nationwide

Washington, DC—Today, Senator Tina Smith (D-Minnesota) introduced the American Energy Efficiency Act of 2019 with cosponsors Senator King (I-Maine)...
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Press Release | July 24, 2019 - 2:19 pm

US Cities Boost Clean Energy Efforts but Few on Track to Meet Climate Goals

Scorecard of 75 large US cities reveals the top 10, including Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis, and Washington, DC.  Washington, DC — US...
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Blog Post | July 22, 2019 - 12:37 pm

Hot enough for you? Utilities need to transform to address climate goals

As the United States swelters from yet another heat wave, much greater utility transformation — with energy efficiency at its core — will be needed...
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