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Clean Power Plan


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Clean Power Plan

On October 23, 2015, the Federal Register published the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule for the Clean Power Plan (CPP), a landmark regulation issued by the EPA to reduce CO2 emissions from existing fossil fuel power plants by 32% in 2030. This is a significant and positive step, creating a great opportunity for economic benefits through investments in an already emerging new energy economy. 

The Alliance to Save Energy has created a hub of information and tools for policy makers, industry participants and energy efficiency advocates to better understand the CPP and take action to ensure that energy efficiency is used to its fullest extent in states’ compliance plans. As the fastest, easiest and most cost-effective compliance mechanism available, energy efficiency provides states the means to meet their obligations, save consumers money and create economic opportunity at the same time. There is no compliance mechanism better suited to directly help consumers with their energy costs. 


Fact Sheets

Learn more about the Clean Power Plan with fact sheets from the Alliance to Save Energy, including overviews and themed entries related to energy efficiency as a compliance method. 


Calendar of Events

Join the Alliance and other stakeholders to learn more about the implications of the CPP on energy efficiency at events in Washington, D.C. and around the country. 


Letters to State Governors

Over 40 diverse businesses and organizations have signed on to letters to 34 state governors, clarifying that energy efficiency is the cleanest, fastest and most cost-effective Clean Power Plan compliance strategy available.

Comments to EPA

Read the Alliance’s written comments to the EPA on the proposed Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP), a voluntary early-action complement to the Clean Power Plan. 


Additional Resources

The National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) has released a comprehensive document designed to help states and localities comply with the Clean Power Plan.





Help the Alliance advocate for policies to use energy more efficiently – supporting job creation, reduced emissions, and lower costs. Contact your member of Congress.


Energy efficiency is smart, nonpartisan, and practical. So are we. Our strength comes from an unparalleled group of Alliance Associates working collaboratively under the Alliance umbrella to pave the way for energy efficiency gains.


The power of efficiency is in your hands. Supporting the Alliance means supporting a vision for using energy more productively to achieve economic growth, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security, affordability, and reliability.