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Press Release | April 06, 2017 - 12:44 pm

Maryland Renews Landmark Energy Efficiency Initiative

Washington, D.C.The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) today commended Maryland lawmakers for extending the successful EmPOWER Maryland energy effi

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Blog | March 31, 2017 - 10:00 am

Leading states and utilities achieve substantial natural gas energy efficiency savings

For the past several years, ACEEE has tracked utility-sector natural gas savings at the state level as part of our State Energy Efficiency Scorecard...
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Blog | March 30, 2017 - 9:58 am

Energy efficiency budget cuts could exact hefty price on businesses, workers, rural residents, and low-income families

The administration’s proposal to zero out funding for ENERGY STAR® has drawn a lot of buzz. While preserving ENERGY STAR is vital for energy...
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Blog | March 28, 2017 - 6:04 pm

Energy efficiency and demand response can nearly level Southeast electricity demand for more than a decade

Electricity markets in the Southeast are facing many changes on the customer side of the meter.  In a new report released today, we look at how...
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Press Release | March 28, 2017 - 12:34 pm

The Clean Power Plan Will Leave a Lasting Legacy for Energy Efficiency

Statement by Maggie Molina, Senior Director of Policy Today’s executive order to begin a rollback of the Clean Power Plan does not halt the progress...
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Blog | March 22, 2017 - 4:31 pm

Don’t Tread on ENERGY STAR

In its recent budget outline, the new administration proposes to eliminate funding for the ENERGY STAR® program. An earlier leaked draft suggested...
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Blog | March 22, 2017 - 10:31 am

Why rate design matters for energy efficiency

Today, most American households pay for electric service via a two-part electric rate. This typically consists of a small, fixed customer charge ($...
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Press Release | March 16, 2017 - 12:44 pm

Trump’s Budget Proposal Will Raise Energy Bills and Kill Jobs

A statement by Steve Nadel, ACEEE Executive Director The federal budget outline released by the Trump administration today takes a meat cleaver to...
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Press Release | March 15, 2017 - 12:05 pm

Trump’s Move on Vehicle Standards Risks Billions in Savings at the Pump

Statement of Therese Langer, ACEEE Transportation Program Director Today’s announcement of backtracking on vehicle standards for model years 2022-...
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Press Release | March 06, 2017 - 5:39 pm

EmPOWER Maryland Will Create 68,000 New Jobs and Boost GDP in Maryland

Washington, DC—Maryland could gain more than 68,000 new jobs and $3.75 billion in new gross domestic product as a result of investments to be made...
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Blog | March 06, 2017 - 9:21 am

Vehicle standards are energy efficiency at its best – and too valuable to roll back

The Trump administration is reportedly launching a rollback of vehicle efficiency standards that greatly benefit the US economy. These standards save...
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