The Latest in Energy Efficiency
“Today’s Senate confirmation of Dr. Ernest Moniz as secretary of energy is hugely important to achieving the goal of doubling U.S. energy productivity that is shared by the Alliance to Save Energy and our president. And the broad, bipartisan support that Dr. Moniz drew by a 97-0 vote demonstrates that it is possible to move important energy policy matters through the Senate.
The Alliance to Save Energy, Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), Business Roundtable (BRT), National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will discuss common ground on energy efficiency, an area that enjoys strong, bipartisan support.
The leading voices on energy and sustainability will convene on Washington for EE Global, the premier international energy efficiency conference hosted by the Alliance to Save Energy.
“Energy efficiency is on the move. With overwhelming across-the-aisle support, today’s committee approval sending Senators Shaheen and Portman’s energy efficiency bill to the floor proves once again that efficiency is a staple of bipartisanship even in times of gridlock.”
“The Senate Finance Committee’s new report on reforming our tax system is an encouraging sign energy efficiency can be a bipartisan building block in the coming tax reform debate.
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments' vision to create a more sustainable and prosperous region reflects the energy, economic, and environmental goals of the Alliance Commission on National Energy Efficiency Policy's recommendations, demonstrating Energy 2030 in action.
Around the same time that we released Energy2030, three other influential organizations – the National Association of Manufacturers, the Business Roundtable, and the Bipartisan Policy Center – also released policy recommendations that included energy efficiency. The Alliance has reviewed these recommendations and developed a side-by-side comparison.