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Blog Post | October 08, 2019 - 9:37 am

Where can electrification do most to cut emissions? Transportation

The transportation sector offers the greatest potential to slash greenhouse gas emissions through electrification— more even than buildings or industry, according to a recent ACEEE study and four...

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Press Release | October 02, 2019 - 8:16 am

ACEEE and 550 groups celebrate Energy Efficiency Day

Statement by Steven Nadel, ACEEE’s executive director
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Press Release | October 01, 2019 - 12:00 am

50-State Scorecard Reveals States Are Ramping Up Clean Energy

States push building codes, appliance standards; MD improves most; NY joins MA, CA, RI, VT in Top 5
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Blog Post | September 26, 2019 - 9:06 am

Putting a price on carbon is not easy; energy efficiency can help

Carbon pricing has gained ground worldwide but has also drawn increased pushback in recent years, becoming a political issue, as illustrated in the...
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Blog Post | September 24, 2019 - 11:49 am

Report and webinar: US states lead on energy efficiency in 2019

As we head into the final stretch of 2019, clear leaders have emerged in this year’s race to slash energy waste in pursuit of a clean energy future....
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Blog Post | September 23, 2019 - 11:59 am

Efficiency makes clean energy cost-competitive with new gas power plants

Clean energy, including wind, solar, storage, energy efficiency, and demand flexibility, has reached an economic tipping point and is now cost-...
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Press Release | September 18, 2019 - 12:58 pm

US Government Takes Sledgehammer to Clean Car Rules

Washington, DC — In another major setback for US climate policy, President Trump tweeted today that his administration is revoking California’s...
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Press Release | September 17, 2019 - 10:57 am

Energy Efficiency Can Slash Emissions and Get US Halfway to Climate Goals

Washington DC — As international leaders gather next week to discuss climate action during Climate Week NYC, new research shows that energy...
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Blog Post | September 16, 2019 - 11:00 am

The future of energy policy: A conversation with BECC keynote speaker Phil Sharp

At a time of partisan bickering and talk about the Green New Deal, the politics around energy and climate change can be difficult to navigate. Still...
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Blog Post | September 10, 2019 - 9:43 am

Missed Opportunity: Few utilities fully integrate energy efficiency and demand response

In a large missed opportunity to boost power grid flexibility and benefit customers, relatively few US utilities have programs that fully integrate...
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Blog Post | September 09, 2019 - 12:15 pm

US cities adopt stricter building energy codes

As US cities ramp up their clean energy efforts, stricter building energy codes are some of their biggest success stories. In fact, 30 cities have...
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