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World-famous organizing expert Marie Kondo and her new Netflix show “Tidying Up” have inspired many to declutter their homes and lives. But tidying up doesn’t just apply to your clothes and belongings -- here are some tips on how to tidy up your energy use.
Strategically located fast chargers that allow drivers to “fill up” in as little as 20 minutes are key to accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) throughout New York State. Once drivers know they’ll be able to get where they’re going without worrying about where to get their next charge, they can step into EV ownership with confidence and appreciate how lower-emission electric vehicles are affordable and fun to drive.
The Alliance is advocating for stronger codes for new buildings and renovations.
A new report from California shows how achieving an energy efficient transportation sector isn’t just about the efficiency of the vehicles themselves, but also about how communities are planned and built.
What prevents utilities and ESCOs from closer collaboration? The Alliance will tackle this question by convening utility and ESCO stakeholders in a series of roundtables in 2019, to help find ways to align policies, programs and incentives that will facilitate a symbiotic partnership between these two large and influential efficiency stakeholders.
As we reach the end of the year and start thinking about our New Year’s resolutions, let’s take this opportunity to reminisce about the Alliance’s best energy efficiency moments of the year.
What changes might the next Congress bring for federal energy efficiency investments?
By improving buildings’ performance, the U.S. will save taxpayers $1.7 billion over the course of 23 contracts -- saving nearly 325 million gallons of water and avoiding generating the equivalent energy usage of 25,800 homes or 49,000 cars.
In light of the recent passing of former President George H. W. Bush (1924-2018), we want to take a moment and reflect specifically on energy efficiency policy from his term in office (1989-1993).
What's the congressional landscape for next year's energy efficiency advocacy?