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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 | May 04, 2016 - 10:00 am

Should we promote heat pumps to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions?

Heat pumps are going through a period of innovation including more wide-spread availability of ductless heat pumps, development of cold climate heat...
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Blog | April 29, 2016 - 10:16 am

Making sense of commercial-sector energy use data

Commercial-sector energy use in the US increased by 63% from 1979 to 2012, rising from total source energy use of 10.6 quads in 1979 to a peak of 18....
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Blog | April 29, 2016 - 10:00 am

Can energy efficiency rise to its $279 billion potential and help meet climate goals?

Energy efficiency financing has seen record growth over the past year.
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Blog | April 28, 2016 - 9:50 am

A DOE budget request sheds light on the future of advanced manufacturing

The Department of Energy’s 2017 budget request was released back in February, and is now awaiting congressional approval. The request included $261...
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Blog | April 27, 2016 - 11:24 am

Want to use energy efficiency to benefit low-income communities in planning for the Clean Power Plan? We’ve got a guide for that.

The Clean Power Plan may be stayed, but the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to guide states who are considering their compliance...
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Blog | April 22, 2016 - 10:00 am

Intelligent efficiency & continual commissioning

One of the more vexing challenges for those in the energy efficiency program sector is ensuring that savings resulting from the implementation of an...
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Press Release | April 20, 2016 - 12:50 pm

Report: “Energy Burden” on Low-Income, African American, & Latino Households up to Three Times as High as Other Homes, More Energy Efficiency Needed

Data Gauge Impact of Energy Costs on Low-Income, African-American, Latino, and Renter Residents; Low-Income Households in Memphis, Birmingham,...
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Press Release | April 20, 2016 - 11:39 am
Blog | April 18, 2016 - 10:00 am

Proposed RGGI raid puts Connecticut’s continued leadership in energy efficiency at risk

Connecticut may be a small state, but in recent years it has become a big leader in energy efficiency. As one of only seven states with a formal goal...
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Blog | April 14, 2016 - 10:00 am

Looking at studies that are critical of energy efficiency: identifying useful findings and where they fall short

Several papers in the last few years claim to show that particular energy efficiency programs and policies do not work or are too expensive. We have...
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