The Senate energy bill announced Thursday by Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-Ala.) and Ranking Member Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) includes useful efficiency provisions, but does not do nearly enough to save energy and reduce harmful emissions, and must be fixed. It omits a key provision to strengthen building energy codes […]
Date and time: Wed, Jan 15, 2020 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
This webinar will highlight the findings of a newly released ACEEE report on how energy efficiency program implementers reach nonresidential and community-serving institutions in low-income areas. These groups may include nonprofits, schools, local government buildings, locally owned businesses, medical facilities, […]
Scorecard of 75 large US cities reveals the top 10, including Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis, and Washington, DC.
Washington, DC — US cities are ramping up their clean energy efforts, notably with stricter energy-saving rules for buildings, but only a few cities appear on track to meet their community-wide climate goals, according […]
Want to know how financing can drive a clean energy future? Join us for the 13th Energy Efficiency Finance Forum (EEFF) — the premier conference for industry leaders like you — to explore cutting-edge initiatives and major opportunities to finance projects that save energy, reduce costs, and create jobs. You will have a one-of-a-kind opportunity […]
By Steven Nadel, Executive Director
Major energy efficiency policies slashed US energy use by about 20% in 2017, saving a whopping 25 quads of energy —the amount used in California, Texas, and Florida combined.
Two US policies now at risk accounted for the majority of these savings. Vehicle fuel economy standards and appliance efficiency […]
By Kate Doughty, Communications Assistant
Many of today’s cars are already available with connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technologies such as adaptive cruise control and automatic emergency braking. Testing of fully autonomous vehicles is underway in cities and states across the United States, including Arizona, Texas, and Wyoming. And 22 US states and Washington, DC, […]
By Kate Tanabe, Research Assistant, Local Policy
Today, Michael R. Bloomberg announced Charlotte as the nineteenth winning city of Bloomberg’s American Cities Climate Challenge, of which ACEEE is an official partner.
“With Washington asleep at the wheel, cities like Charlotte are leading the way in the fight against climate change,” said Bloomberg, the UN […]
Role for Efficiency in State and Provincial Programs to Price Carbon
Date: January 3, 2019 Time: 12:00-1:00 pm ET
Across North America, efforts to put a price on greenhouse gas emissions are growing, creating a market-based incentive to reduce emissions and energy use. Currently 14 US states and Canadian provinces plus one US city have […]
By Kate Doughty, Communications and Marketing Assistant
This year, give the gift of energy efficiency. Whether you’re visiting family, decorating the brightest house on the block, or staying in with festive movies and treats, here are some ways to save energy during the holiday season.
Don’t worry, we won’t tell you to nix […]
Make your Black Friday green–with energy efficiency By Maxine Chikumbo, Communications Associate
Sales promotions have already begun, but holiday shopping kicks into high gear this Friday (Black Friday), followed by Cyber Monday. It’s the perfect opportunity to buy gifts that will save your friends and family money long after the […]