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Top Seven Things to Know About ACE

In baseball, the ace is a team’s superstar starting pitcher – a dominant and reliable player that takes the mound every five games. In poker, an ace is the highest ranking card and cause for optimism when dealt your way. On NEEP’s Buildings and Communities Solutions Team, ACE is an exciting new project that will help transform energy efficiency initiatives in communities.

Interested in learning more? Check out these top...

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March Policy Tracker: The Puzzle Pieces to Decarbonize our Economy

We have figured out the puzzle pieces that need to come together to decarbonize our economy and mitigate the impacts of climate change. Renewable energy + deep energy efficiency + strategic electrification = the pathways to zero carbon.

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I Lived Through the Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions and This is What I Learned

I Lived Through the Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions and This is What I Learned

Every year in the fall, I head to Cape Cod for a last-ditch vacation before the year-end work crunch hits and the New England winter begins to take hold. 2018 was no different. At least as I headed to Provincetown.

Three days before I was supposed to return home, vacation was cut short. While I was at the beach without cell service, my family frantically called and texted. “Turn on the news,” all the messages said. And,...

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The Green New Deal: An Economy-Wide Solution

President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal is often credited with bringing an end to the economic catastrophe of the Great Depression by putting various governmental reforms in place to restore prosperity by stabilizing the economy and providing jobs and relief to Americans. For the most part, it seems to have worked. We haven’t had another...

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REED Renderings Issue #8: New REED Data Is In

REED Renderings Issue #8: New REED Data Is In

Welcome to the latest REED Rendering issue, a series of blogs where we bring your attention to interesting trends that we...

REED Renderings Issue #7: Winter Peak Load

REED Rendering #6 – Winter Peak Load

Welcome to the latest REED Rendering issue, a series of blogs where we bring your attention to interesting trends that we...

Celebrate Energy Efficiency Day and “Save Energy. Save Money.”

Energy Efficiency Day 2017 - #EEDay2017

Tomorrow is Energy Efficiency Day.

For the second year in a row, a growing network of advocates, companies, government agencies, utilities, and others from across the country will join to showcase the benefits of energy efficiency. The message of Energy Efficiency Day is simple: Save energy. Save money.

Dissecting the 2017 ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

2017 ACEEE State Efficiency Scorecard

ACEEE released its famous State Energy Efficiency Scorecard last week. The scorecard aims to provide an annual benchmark of state energy efficiency policies and progress, in addition to offering a comparative tool to direct states toward efficiency policies, best practices, and case studies from high-ranking states and regional neighbors. The Northeast and Mid-Atlantic continue to dominate the top 10 rankings, providing a...

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Policy Tracker: Live From New Orleans

Policy Tracker: Live From New Orleans

I have been lucky enough to attend the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) Annual Meeting, this year held in New Orleans. This has been a great opportunity for a couple of reasons. Professionally, I’ve been able to network with different stakeholders across the country. Personally, I took advantage of the opportunity to dive right into the NOLA...

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