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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 02, 2017 - 10:16 am

What the Wall Street Journal got wrong about PACE

The meteoric rise of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing over the past few years has been surprising even to those working in clean...
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Blog | February 28, 2017 - 1:16 pm

Should utility prepay plans be considered energy efficiency programs?

Utility proposals for customer prepayment plans are on the rise. These payment plans require customers to pay in advance for their utility services...
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Blog | February 27, 2017 - 3:41 pm

Buildings smarten up, think about occupants, utility rates and the weather

Ever wonder what a building thinks about its climate or the occupants it serves? Or, conversely, how the occupants perceive their building? Buildings...
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Blog | February 21, 2017 - 4:52 pm

Multifamily energy efficiency spending nearly triples in four years

Today, one in six American households resides in the apartments or condominiums of multifamily buildings. While new multifamily buildings are being...
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Press Release | February 16, 2017 - 10:45 am

Report: HI, CT, MA, RI, and AK Households Save Most on Overall Utility Bills due to Appliance Standards

ASAP/ACEEE Analysis Ranks All 50 States and DC on Electricity, Gas & Water Bill Savings; NH, NY, VT, CA, and NJ Round Out Top 10 States Where...
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Press Release | February 15, 2017 - 10:26 am

ACEEE Supports Bipartisan Portman-Shaheen Energy Efficiency Bill

Statement by Lowell Ungar, ACEEE's senior policy advisor "If there is anything on which Congress should be able to agree, it is the Portman-Shaheen...
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Press Release | February 14, 2017 - 10:09 am

Electric Cars Sweep Greenest Vehicle List off its Feet

Washington, DC—Looking for a show-stopping present for that special someone? Love the environment - and your car? Want to know which model year 2017...
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Blog | February 09, 2017 - 3:58 pm

Demand response programs can reduce utilities’ peak demand an average of 10%, complementing savings from energy efficiency programs

Demand response and energy efficiency programs are complementary: energy efficiency reduces both energy use and peak demand while demand response...
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Blog | February 08, 2017 - 10:22 am

“Summer Study” goes to India’s “Pink City”

India, the world's most populous democracy, is making strides toward boosting its energy efficiency. Its efforts include the bulk purchase and...
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Blog | February 01, 2017 - 11:53 am

Wading into the Trump era of energy efficiency

Barely one week into the new administration, we are far enough into the water to see dim shapes of the future ahead—some look more like sharks, some...
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