Energy Efficiency and Climate Policy Forum

December 3, 2020

National Press Club 

Washington, DC

ACEEE research has found that energy efficiency can halve U.S. energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. With growing interest in policies to address global climate change, as well as a new Congress and a new presidential term to begin in January 2021, ACEEE will be hosting the Energy Efficiency and Climate Policy Forum to discuss key steps and policies that will help the United States get on this 50% reduction pathway.

The forum will feature expert presentations and facilitated discussion on:

  • Key steps and policies to halve U.S. energy use and emissions
  • Emerging plans by congressional leaders and the administration
  • Deeper dives into policies on:
    1. Buildings – improvements to existing buildings and opportunities for electrification
    2. Industry – industrial carbonization strategies
    3. Transportation – advanced vehicles and systems
    4. Cross-cutting – state-led planning, clean energy standard, and carbon pricing
  • Next steps

This will be the final event in ACEEE’s celebration of its 40th anniversary, intended to advance our Call to Action on Energy Efficiency, and lay the groundwork for even bigger accomplishments in the coming decades.

Likely participants
The Policy Forum will bring together a diverse group of attendees including federal officials; policymakers; Congressional staff; energy service companies; energy efficiency product manufacturers; policy advocates; and energy efficiency program planners, operators, and evaluators.



Registration will open September 10, 2020.

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