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Blog Post | October 08, 2019 - 9:37 am

Where can electrification do most to cut emissions? Transportation

The transportation sector offers the greatest potential to slash greenhouse gas emissions through electrification— more even than buildings or industry, according to a recent ACEEE study and four...

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Press Release | May 01, 2019 - 4:42 pm

ACEEE Says Mahalo to Hawaii for Leadership on Energy Efficiency

Washington, DC — Hawaii’s state legislature approved a bill (HB556) this week that would adopt minimum efficiency standards for common household...
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Blog Post | April 25, 2019 - 9:43 am

Energy-efficient building codes are a cost-effective foundation for rooftop solar

An ACEEE analysis released today finds that energy efficiency and solar make complementary energy and carbon reductions in new home construction, but...
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Blog Post | April 24, 2019 - 10:02 am

Greenercars update: Mercedes-Benz and Hyundai top 2019’s Greenest List

In updated rankings published today, has a new winner for 2019 — the Mercedes-Benz smart EQ fortwo Coupe. It now tops the Greenest...
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Blog Post | April 23, 2019 - 9:52 am

Will vehicle automation help or hurt the environment? Join our conversation

Many of today’s cars are already available with connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technologies such as adaptive cruise control and automatic...
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Blog Post | April 22, 2019 - 1:48 pm

ACEEE debunks the myths behind the Ohio bill that would gut efficiency programs

As the Ohio state legislature holds a hearing tomorrow on a bill that would effectively gut the state’s energy efficiency programs, we want to...
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Press Release | April 22, 2019 - 9:50 am

Energy Efficiency is Great News for Earth Day

Statement of Steve Nadel, ACEEE executive director
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Blog Post | April 18, 2019 - 9:57 am

On-bill financing gains ground but faces barriers to wider adoption

This is the third of a four-part series of blog posts on recent developments and trends in energy efficiency financing. Prior posts covered energy...
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Blog Post | April 17, 2019 - 10:21 am

Earth Day since the 70s: A founder's tale

In 1970, headbands were in, Simon & Garfunkel topped the charts, and Denis Hayes, a graduate student at Harvard, read about a fledgling...
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Blog Post | April 11, 2019 - 11:36 am

How to spur home energy upgrades? Persuasive assessment reports

In a world of 280-character tweets, people have limited attention spans. So to nudge them toward making energy efficiency upgrades, home assessment...
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Blog Post | April 10, 2019 - 11:13 am

Is ridesharing the key to AV success? We talk to an expert

The environmental impact of autonomous vehicles (AVs) is up in the air, but Judi Greenwald sees advantages to integrating them into fleets that...
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