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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 | July 29, 2016 - 11:26 am

America’s Transportation Energy Burden for Low-Income Families

ACEEE recently released Lifting the High Energy Burden in America’s Largest Cities, a report highlighting the financial burden energy costs can place...
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Blog | July 28, 2016 - 1:29 pm

Bank of America’s Energy Efficiency Financing Program shows path to combining energy savings and community development

If you spend any time with the energy efficiency crowd, you will often hear us call it the lowest cost energy resource out there. What you will never...
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Press Release | July 20, 2016 - 9:42 am

Germany, Italy, and Japan Top World Energy Efficiency Rankings

US Moves Up to #8 Spot Behind Spain and China, Rising From #13 Ranking in 2014; 3rdInternational Scorecard Evaluates 23 Largest Energy-Consuming...
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Press Release | July 18, 2016 - 1:22 pm

ACEEE Statement on the Technical Assessment Report about fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards for cars and light trucks

Federal and California agencies’ Technical Assessment Report (TAR) released today is the first step in the mandatory “midterm review” of fuel economy...
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Blog | July 18, 2016 - 11:36 am

Is PACE moving to prime time?

One of the distinctions we often make between energy and energy efficiency is that energy acts more like a cost, and energy efficiency acts more like...
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Blog | July 08, 2016 - 5:11 pm

Energy-water nexus issues heighten in the face of climate change

ACEEE and many others have noted the importance of the nexus between energy and water issues. Energy is used to move, treat, and heat water. Water is...
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Blog | July 06, 2016 - 12:37 pm

Want to increase your community’s resilience? ACEEE can help

How is energy efficiency connected to community resilience? We answered that question in a report last year, Enhancing Community Resilience through...
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Blog | July 01, 2016 - 9:26 am

Progress on commercial building energy efficiency has been good, but more attention needed to decrease waste in several areas

Data recently released as part of the Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) highlights changes in commercial sector energy demand...
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Blog | June 28, 2016 - 12:17 pm

Pennsylvania’s large utility customers shouldn’t opt out of paying their fair share to reduce energy waste

Currently there is an attempt in Pennsylvania’s statehouse to allow large utility customers to shirk their responsibility to reduce their energy...
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Press Release | June 24, 2016 - 3:52 pm

ACEEE Congratulates Founder Art Rosenfeld on Receiving the 2016 Tang Prize for Sustainable Development

Art Rosenfeld has been named a 2016 Tang Prize Laureate for Sustainable Development. He is being honored "for his lifelong and pioneering innovations...
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