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Webinar – Expanding Opportunity through Energy Efficiency Jobs: Strategies to Ensure a More Resilient, Diverse Workforce

 

Expanding Opportunity through Energy Efficiency Jobs: Strategies to Ensure a More Resilient, Diverse Workforce

Date and time: Thursday, October 29, 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

Hispanic, Latinx people, Black people, and women are underrepresented in the energy efficiency workforce. Efficiency program administrators can play an important role in increasing access […]

Webinar: Increasing Interest in Energy Efficiency Through Real Estate Listings

 

Clicking into Efficiency: Increasing Interest in Energy Efficiency Through Real Estate Listings

Date and time: Thursday, August 6, 2:00 pm ET

Could energy efficiency information in online real estate listings nudge home buyers to click on homes that are more efficient? Does the form in which home buyers see the information matter? Can […]

Energy Bill Misses Chance to Cut Costs by $40 Billion and Slash Carbon Emissions; Must be Fixed

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 […]

Webinar: How do Nonresidential Energy Efficiency Programs Benefit Low-Income Communities?

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, […]

US Cities Boost Clean Energy Efforts but Few on Track to Meet Climate Goals

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 […]

Mark your calendars for 2020 Energy Efficiency Finance Forum!

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 […]

Here are six ways we have slashed US energy use by a fifth

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 […]

Will vehicle automation help or hurt the environment?

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, […]

ACEEE partners with Bloomberg’s American Cities Climate Challenge

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 […]

ACEEE Webinar: Role for Efficiency in State and Provincial Programs to Price Carbon

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 […]