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August 15, 2013
With all the attention that certain provisions in the farm bill have been getting lately, it’s easy for those of us of the urban (and suburban) persuasion to forget that there’s more to the bill than just crop subsidies and food stamps....
March 14, 2013
The Behavioral Program staff at ACEEE is pleased to announce today’s publication of Trusted Partners: Everyday Energy Efficiency Across the South. We used a case study approach at sites in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana and...
October 23, 2012
With the election approaching and the parameters of the race becoming clearer, I thought now is a good time to reflect on the implications of this election for energy efficiency. Following the election, control in Washington is likely to be...
July 2, 2012
Temperatures are rising, humidity is increasing, and the ACEEE Behavior crew decided that July was the perfect time to conduct research across the deepest of the Deep South. Laissez le bon temps rouler is our battle cry as we fan out to talk with...
February 17, 2012
On Wednesday the Senate Agriculture Committee kicked off its series of hearings on the 2012 Farm Bill with a hearing on “Energy and Economic Growth for Rural America.” The Energy Title of the Farm Bill includes the Rural Energy for...
September 16, 2011
The 2012 Farm Bill is still several months away from really heating up, but we are already starting to think about what our priorities should be.  Given today’s political climate, it seems likely that there will be some deep funding...
September 30, 2010
  One of five top-award winners of ACEEE’s States Stepping Forward awards project, the Maryland Statewide Farm Energy Audit Program impressed ACEEE and an expert panel of judges with comprehensive customer services and substantial...
January 7, 2010
The 3rd Forum on Energy Efficiency in Agriculture is right around the corner! Madison, Wisconsin February 7-10, 2010 Monona Terrace Community Center Learn how to cut energy costs with energy efficiency, new business opportunities with...
March 4, 2008
Food or Fuel? This was one of the many questions explored during the "Ag Forum," the second ACEEE Forum on Energy Efficiency in Agriculture. This year’s conference, held in Des Moines, February 20-22, took a hard look at the role...
January 7, 2007
The results of November's election will increase the chances of new energy efficiency legislation in 2007. Public opinion polls show voters concerned about rising U.S. dependence on imported energy and about global warming. Even President Bush...