International

(Blog Post - 10/23/2018)
Energy-saving efforts continue to deliver vast gains, but their progress is slowing and will need at least a doubling of investment in order to reach global sustainability goals, according to the International Energy Agency’s new Energy Efficiency...
(Press Release - 10/19/2018)
ACEEE welcomes the release of the Energy Efficiency 2018 report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The report underscores efficiency’s critical role in meeting greenhouse gas reduction commitments under the Paris Agreement and highlights...
(Press Release - 6/26/2018)
Italy and Germany place first, US loses ground, Mexico improves Washington, DC (June 26, 2018): Some countries do strikingly better than others in saving energy, but all can better use efficiency to meet their Paris Agreement climate goals,...
(Document - 6/25/2018)
The 2018 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard examines the efficiency policies and performance of 25 of the world’s top energy-consuming countries. We used 36 metrics to evaluate each country’s national commitment to saving energy as well as...
(Blog Post - 6/19/2018)
As the world remains fixated on one of the most-anticipated sporting events of the year, ACEEE will release the results of its own World Cup. Will Germany defend its 2014 World Cup title and its 2016 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard triumph...
(Press Release - 7/20/2016)
US Moves Up to #8 Spot Behind Spain and China, Rising From #13 Ranking in 2014; 3rdInternational Scorecard Evaluates 23 Largest Energy-Consuming Countries on 35 Categories. WASHINGTON, DC – July 20, 2016 – Germany continues to lead the world in...
(Document - 7/19/2016)
The 2016 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard examines the energy efficiency policies and performance of 23 of the world’s top energy-consuming countries. Together these nations represent 75% of all the energy consumed on the planet and in 2013...
(Blog Post - 7/13/2016)
As world-class athletes descend on Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games, twenty-three countries are vying in a very different arena to become leaders in energy efficiency. On July 20, ACEEE will release the 2016 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard,...
(Blog Post - 4/15/2016)
Ever wondered just how much energy we consume to power our economy? To keep our buildings working, machines humming, and wheels running? Are we really energy smart as a country? ACEEE tracks a lot of data that could be used to help answer these...
(Blog Post - 8/19/2015)
Evaluating how countries use energy provides valuable information necessary to identify energy waste, improve energy systems, and promote smarter economic growth. An efficient economy is one that minimizes its energy needs while providing better...