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PowerSave Schools


The Alliance to Save Energy is here to

Help Improve our Nations Energy Productivity Lead bipartisan initiatives that drive innovation Help U.S. Consumers and Businesses save money Advocate for stronger energy efficiency policies

The PowerSave Schools Program has several goals that add up to energy savings:

  • Save energy and lower school energy costs through no-cost behavior change;
  • Strengthen student learning;
  • Engage students as advocates for energy efficiency in their homes and communities;
  • Introduce students to careers in energy efficiency and  sustainability;
  • Educate students about energy efficiency best practices including integrated demand side management.

For more information about these key components go to www.powersaveschools.org

The Road Map Guide is the essential tool for PowerSave Schools. Included in the Road Map Guide are benchmarks for creating a successful energy-saving program, lesson plans for teachers to integrate energy into their curriculum, and documents needed for planning and evaluating the PowerSave Schools Program.


Green Workforce Development

Green workforce development is a key portion of the PowerSave Schools Program.  Students learn to be leaders in their school and discover what a green career really means.  With the Department of Labor estimating strong green job growth, students trained in energy efficiency best practices will be on the road to successful careers.

Measurable Energy Savings

Measurable Energy Savings are central to the PowerSave Schools.  Students are empowered to use their schools as a learning laboratory, making no-cost behavior change recommendations that generate real savings.

Community Outreach

Community Outreach is a vital part of the program, as students are encouraged to take their newfound energy efficiency best practices into their communities by educating others, auditing outside businesses, and reporting findings to school administration, school boards, and parents.




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.