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August 6, 2014
Baseball’s All-Star Game assembles teams of the best athletes to face off against each other and play at an extraordinary level, beyond what is possible during the regular season. Natural gas and electric utilities design and build dual-fuel...
December 6, 2012
As noted in recent blog posts by Forbes contributor William Pentland and the New York Times’ Andrew Revkin, it’s instructive to look at where the lights stayed on during Hurricane Sandy to understand what makes certain places more...
November 30, 2012
Congratulations are in order to energy efficiency supporters in Ohio who were able to thwart an attempt by FirstEnergy to ram through an amendment to gut Ohio’s energy efficiency resource standard (EERS) during the current lame duck...
September 13, 2012
The recent boom in shale gas production and the subsequent decrease in the price of natural gas have left some wondering what the role for energy efficiency will be in the future. As a new ACEEE white paper explains, energy efficiency measures are...
June 19, 2012
A variety of recent articles have trumpeted how U.S. oil and gas production is up.  For example, Daniel Yergin, in a New York Times op ed, notes that U.S. oil production has increased 1.6 million barrels per day since 1998 and that a further...
December 7, 2011
On November 30, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released an Analysis of Impacts of a Clean Energy Standard. The study was requested by Senator Jeff Bingaman, Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The analysis...
August 22, 2011
Over the past year, the utility industry has experienced significant angst over pending updates to utility environmental regulations. Of particular concern is the question of whether to invest in plant updates to comply with these  ...
January 16, 2006
While the New Year has seen oil and natural gas prices fall from their dizzying post-hurricane highs, consumers shouldn't quit worrying about their energy problems. Gasoline pump prices have come down by about $1 per gallon from their $3 peaks...
May 15, 2005
With prices falling at the gas pump, you'd think our energy problems were over. But ACEEE keeps its eye on the ball in a new report on the continuing problems we face in natural gas markets. Gasoline prices, while the highest in years this...
October 5, 2004
Over the last two years, leaders in the energy policy and energy-consuming communities have grown increasingly concerned about rising and volatile natural gas and oil prices. To assess what energy efficiency could do to help stabilize these tight...