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The Alliance to Save Energy

Advocates for high-impact energy efficiency policies Helps U.S. Consumers and Businesses save money Strives toward a sustainable energy future Leads bipartisan initiatives that drive job growth and innovation



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Federal Policy

Energy efficiency is a bipartisan and national issue, facilitating domestic manufacturing and job creation, helping businesses and consumers save money, and offering a multitude of environmental benefits. At the federal level, the Alliance to Save Energy focuses on influencing and promoting effective legislation, regulatory actions and administrative policy.


Transportation "50x50 Commission"

The Alliance to Save Energy has convened a national "50x50 Commission" of business, government and civil society leaders to work together to develop a pathway and recommendations to reduce energy use in the U.S. transportation sector by 50 percent by 2050 while meeting future mobility needs.


Systems Efficiency Initiative

There is growing consensus in the buildings industry that focusing on building systems—a combination of equipment, controls, operations and interconnections—will become increasingly necessary to achieve future meaningful and cost-effective energy savings in buildings. Learn more about the Alliance’s work in it.


Energy 2030

The Alliance to Save Energy advocates a bold but achievable goal of doubling energy productivity in the U.S. by 2030 (getting twice as much economic output from each unit of energy).


PowerSave Schools

Energy efficiency is the easiest, most cost effective way to reduce energy consumption, yet remains a challenge for many school districts. PowerSave Schools reduce consumption an average of 5-15% in one year through no-cost operations and behavior changes! Through the PowerSave Schools program students are empowered to grow as leaders, apply academic knowledge to solve the real-world challenge of increasing utility bills, and move their schools and communities toward a greener future with energy efficiency practices and measurable energy savings.


Global Alliance for Energy Productivity

The Global Alliance for Energy Productivity, an initiative of the Alliance to Save Energy and Climateworks, launched May 13, 2015 with the goal of doubling global energy productivity. The Global Alliance builds on the success of the Energy 2030 initiative in the United States as well as ongoing energy productivity efforts around the world.


Clean Power Plan

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.



CarbonCount™ is a scoring tool that evaluates bond investments in U.S.-based, energy efficiency and renewable energy projects to determine how effectively they can be expected to reduce CO2 emissions per $1,000 of investment.


Rate Design Initiative

Launched by the Alliance to Save Energy, the Rate Design Initiative is aimed at uniting key stakeholders around innovative rate designs that incentivize energy efficiency and other environmental goals while also addressing adequate cost recovery for utilities. The initiative could ultimately shape the way millions of Americans use and pay for energy in their homes.



Energy-efficient buildings do more while using less – like keeping occupants more comfortable while using less energy to regulate the temperature.




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.