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October 2011

October 25, 2011
ACEEE is not shy about extolling the benefits of energy efficiency. Energy efficiency as a resource is cost effective, low risk, and offers immediate reductions in harmful emissions—which is why energy efficiency programs administered by...
October 21, 2011
This week, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released its annual rankings of the 50 states and District of Columbia on their progress toward adopting and implementing various energy-efficiency policies and programs....
October 20, 2011
A recent joint analysis from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) estimates that the SAVE Act would create 83,000 jobs and $1.1 billion in consumer...
October 18, 2011
In our last Scorecard Preview post, I discussed how we collect the data that underpins our State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. So, what type of information are we gathering? What makes a state energy efficient? For our purposes, energy-efficient...
October 13, 2011
Each year at ACEEE we release a State Energy Efficiency Scorecard that ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia according to their policies and programs that encourage the efficient use of energy in buildings, transportation, and industry...
October 11, 2011
Over the years, many classic articles on behavior and energy have been published, and we here at the Behavior Program have been reviewing and discussing them with an eye towards moving the conversation forward. Our goal for the program is to take...
October 7, 2011
The Industrial Assessment Center program is one of the most successful energy efficiency initiatives in the federal government. It has a long history, predating the Department of Energy itself, and serves several niches that are often overlooked...
October 4, 2011
As many members of the ACEEE family may have heard, Linda Latham, our Chief Operating Officer, succumbed to breast cancer on September 24, 2011. Linda had only been with ACEEE for a year and a half, but in that time she dramatically improved our...