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October 21, 2014
Governors and lawmakers in state capitals across the nation continue to take major steps to lower energy costs, reduce pollution, and save consumers money by increasing their states’ energy efficiency, according to the findings of the 8th edition of the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
September 18, 2014
The Department of Energy (DOE) proposed new efficiency standards today that would slash commercial rooftop air conditioner energy use by about 30%.
August 20, 2014
ACEEE presented three Champion of Energy Efficiency Awards last night at its 18th biennial Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.
August 18, 2014
ACEEE is pleased to announce that Kathrin Winkler of EMC and Michael Sachse of OPower have joined the ACEEE Board of Directors.
July 24, 2014
At a congressional hearing today, Steven Nadel, executive director of ACEEE, said that “states are stepping out and leading energy efficiency efforts in the United States as a way to save energy, lower consumer bills, and promote economic development.”
July 17, 2014
Germany comes in first in a new energy efficiency ranking of the world’s major economies, followed by Italy, the European Union as a whole, China, and France, according to the 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard published today by the nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). New to the rankings this year are four nations: India, Mexico, South Korea, and Spain.
June 17, 2014
A survey of North American cities by the ACEEE and the Global Cool Cities Alliance (GCCA) finds that confronting the challenges of extreme weather, adapting to a changing climate, and improving the health and resiliency of urban populations are driving cities to develop and implement strategies to reduce excess urban heat.
June 12, 2014
Steven Nadel, executive director of the ACEEE, will be inducted today into the 25th annual Energy Efficiency Forum Hall of Fame.
June 2, 2014
In response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s new proposal to reduce carbon pollution from existing power plants, Steven Nadel, executive director of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), made the following statement:
May 9, 2014
Today President Obama is announcing important new commitments and executive actions that represent major steps forward for energy efficiency.