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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.
April 30, 2014
Energy efficiency would allow EPA to set more aggressive CO2 reduction targets, increasing GDP by $17.2 billion and creating 611,000 new jobs, while providing states more flexibility to manage their energy resources.
April 23, 2014
The Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC) has announced that associate director for research R. Neal Elliott, PhD, PE, will receive a 2014 IETC Energy Award at its 36th annual conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, on May 22.
April 9, 2014
Energy efficiency targets implemented in half of U.S. states in 2012 saved enough electricity to power 2 million homes for a year.
April 4, 2014
“The Senate tax extenders bill includes several useful provisions to increase energy efficiency in homes and businesses, including updating current law in important ways so that the energy savings per federal buck are maximized,” said ACEEE Executive Director Steven Nadel.
March 25, 2014
According to a new report released today by ACEEE, energy efficiency is the cheapest method of providing Americans with electricity.