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American Clean Energy Leadership Act of 2009

February 2, 2011
As noted in my earlier blog post, 2010 was a mixed year for energy efficiency policy, with significant progress at the state level but only modest progress at the federal level.  However, 2010 established a foundation for future energy...
June 17, 2010
On Tuesday June 15, 2010, three studies were released on the impacts of the American Power Act (APA) as developed by Senators Kerry and Lieberman. The three studies also integrated in all or many aspects of the American Clean Energy Leadership Act...
June 15, 2010
This morning ACEEE released a report analyzing the American Power Act (APA), introduced by Sens. Kerry and Lieberman. The bill (combined with the American Clean Energy Leadership Act or "ACELA") offers more industrial energy efficiency...
May 27, 2010
Since the release of the draft of the American Power Act (APA or Kerry-Lieberman), ACEEE has been looking at the industrial provisions in the bill. A lot of uncertainties exist about what the final legislation will look like, such as the...
January 4, 2010
On December 16, 2009, President Obama released a report on revitalizing manufacturing in the United States. The report lays out the current state of manufacturing in America, discussing seven key cost drivers, how government action—or...
November 15, 2009
Much has happened with U.S. federal energy and climate policy since our June Grapevine. On June 26, the House of Representatives approved an energy and climate change bill in a close vote. The bill — H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and...
June 23, 2009
On June 17, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee passed the American Clean Energy Leadership Act, which includes the manufacturing energy efficiency provisions from S. 661, the Restoring America's Manufacturing Leadership through...
April 23, 2009
Well, the month of April has been a busy one in Washington Energy Policy circles. In addition to the Senate's energy efficiency in manufacturing legislation (S. 661), we are dealing with the House's Waxman-Markey climate legislation. One...
March 24, 2009
Thanks to the help of my colleagues here at ACEEE, my testimony for Thursday's Senate Energy Committee hearing on S. 661 Manufacturing energy legislation is in. Those interested can download my testimony here. [Update] A video of the entire...
March 21, 2009
By Neal Elliott, ACEEE Industry Program Director Senator Bingaman (D-NM) has introduced the Restoring America’s Manufacturing Leadership through Energy Efficiency act in the U.S. Senate, representing one of the most sweeping pieces of...