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Report: Only a Few US Cities On Track for Clean Energy

Anca Gagiuc, Commercial Property Executive Summary The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has released the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard, a report that tracks city progress toward climate goals. The results show, even though cities are ramping up their clean energy efforts,...


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Energy efficiency groups announce support for CHP Support Act

Kevin Randolph, Daily Energy Insider Summary Several energy efficiency groups recently announced their support for a bill, H.R. 6949, that encourages the use of combined heat and power (CHP) and waste heat and power (WHP) systems. The CHP Support Act promotes CHP and WHP technology by...


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Mayors tout the importance of energy efficiency in meeting climate goals

David Robeiro, ACEEE Summary At the North American Climate Summit this month in Chicago, city officials from several countries recognized energy efficiency as an important emissions reduction strategy. Many described how they are making it part of their climate action plans. The...


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ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard: ID, FL, VA Three Most-Improved States, MA Still #1

Press Release, PR Newswire WASHINGTON , Sept. 28, 2017 -- As more states struggle with extreme weather events, the 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard gives state-level policymakers a road map for building stronger and more resilient communities. This 11th annual report from the...


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Energy efficiency and industry: the national trend

R. Neal Elliott, Amercian Council for and Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) Summary The industrial sector is unique among end-use sectors in that its energy intensity has declined consistently in recent decades, decreasing 45% from 1977 through 2016. The decline occurred even though the...


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The 2017 Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Grace Relf, Brendon Baatz, and Seth Nowak, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy June 13, 2017 Summary This first edition of the Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard assesses the 51 largest US electric utilities across a range of energy efficiency metrics. The metrics fall into...


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Is Combined Heat and Power Part of Your Vision for the Modern Grid?

Meegan Kelley, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) May 25, 2017 Summary More states are undertaking new approaches to utility planning that prioritize clean, distributed energy resources, but few are considering combined heat and power (CHP) for meeting the demands of...