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Press Release | January 16, 2020 - 12:02 pm

New DOE Rule Undercuts a Top US Policy for Saving Energy

In yet another attack on energy-saving policies, the Trump administration today approved a rule...

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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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Blog Post | April 09, 2019 - 10:15 am

Efficiency reduces energy burdens for low-income multifamily households

Energy efficiency programs save an average of more than $100 in utility bills for low-income households living in multifamily buildings, helping many...
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Blog Post | April 05, 2019 - 9:55 am

Puerto Rico sets ambitious new energy efficiency targets

Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló is expected to soon sign legislation that sets ambitious energy-saving targets, joining a number of states...
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Blog Post | April 04, 2019 - 10:51 am

Pennsylvania weighs legislation that could deliver +30K jobs

Pending bipartisan legislation in Pennsylvania could unlock 30,000 jobs and about $6.4 billion in net savings by removing barriers to energy...
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Blog Post | March 28, 2019 - 11:52 am

Toyota loses ground on fuel economy as federal agencies seek rollback of vehicle standards

Toyota, an industry leader in hybrid technology for two decades, is the only major automaker to lose ground on fuel economy in recent years. And with...
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Blog Post | March 26, 2019 - 9:18 am

Vehicle automation is cool but will it save energy? We talk to an expert

We’re in a new era of rapid advances in vehicle technologies. Safety, mobility, and convenience benefits are spurring the development, for example,...
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Blog Post | March 21, 2019 - 10:57 am

From construction to retrofits, PACE financing is saving serious energy

Property assessed clean energy (PACE), a popular, long-term financing tool for energy and water conservation projects, has grown quickly in recent...
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