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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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Blog Post | February 12, 2019 - 10:00 am

Energy service agreements: Potential big kid in town?

This is the first of a four-part series of blog posts on recent developments and trends in energy efficiency finance. Subsequent posts will discuss...
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Blog Post | February 08, 2019 - 10:10 am

Roses are red, but they might not be green

The energy cost of roses isn’t very romantic. Of the 250 million roses Americans buy on Valentine’s Day, 90% are imported, requiring refrigeration...
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Blog Post | February 07, 2019 - 9:00 am

Emerging opportunities help commercial buildings optimize energy use

Exciting new opportunities are emerging for commercial buildings to optimize their energy use. These include not only innovative technologies, but...
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Press Release | February 06, 2019 - 3:04 pm

Rollback of light bulb standards would cost consumers billions — $100 per household each year

Statement by ASAP’s Andrew deLaski and ACEEE’s Steve Nadel The Department of Energy’s plan, announced today, to rescind the expansion of energy...
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Blog Post | January 31, 2019 - 10:31 am

Electrification and efficiency: crafting an enduring relationship

As more states and cities set aggressive policies toward a carbon-free future, the energy industry is abuzz with the concept of electrification. What...
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Blog Post | January 30, 2019 - 1:53 pm

Brighter, safer, more efficient: How LEDS are changing public spaces

Washington, D.C.’s commute just got brighter—and possibly safer. In late 2018, the city’s Metro made a $50 million dollar commitment to install LED...
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Press Release | January 23, 2019 - 9:20 am

EVs Take Charge of Greenest List as Auto Industry Undergoes Major Shifts

Washington, DC—For the first time in five years, amid transformation in the auto industry, the Detroit Three automakers do not have a single car on...
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Press Release | January 16, 2019 - 10:15 am

ACEEE Honors Outstanding Utility Energy Efficiency Programs

Washington, D.C.—ACEEE is proud to honor 53 of the United States’ leading energy efficiency programs with the Exemplary Program Award. In a national...
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Blog Post | January 09, 2019 - 4:33 pm

The ultimate power couple: Energy management and data technologies

Strategic energy management (SEM) programs are expanding beyond the industrial sector to commercial and institutional customers. These programs and...
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Blog Post | January 03, 2019 - 9:46 am

More states and provinces adopt carbon pricing to cut emissions

Across North America, efforts to put a price on greenhouse gas emissions are growing, creating a market-based incentive to reduce emissions and...
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