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DOE Funding Bill A Win For Energy Efficiency; President Should Sign It Promptly

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Jason Hartke in response to the House and Senate passing a spending bill that includes increased funding for energy efficiency initiatives at the Department of Energy
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Alliance To Save Energy Applauds Rep. Curbelo For Carbon Proposal

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Jason Hartke on Rep. Carlos Curbelo’s (R-Fla.) carbon tax proposal: “Rep. Curbelo deserves a lot of credit for having the courage to put forward a bill that recognizes the threat and looming costs associated with climate change
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Alliance Announces 2018 Stars Of Energy Efficiency Award Winners

The Alliance to Save Energy on Friday named its 2018 Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards winners, recognizing companies, organizations and individuals who have demonstrated profound leadership in energy efficiency.
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Energy Efficient Codes Coalition Statement On Mayors Resolution

On Monday, June 11, 2018, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) unanimously adopted a resolution in support of America’s model building energy code, the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), as a cost-effective strategy to lower energy waste in the buildings sector and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Alliance To Save Energy Welcomes Inaugural Senior Fellow Rick Tempchin

The Alliance to Save Energy on Monday welcomed Rick Tempchin as a senior fellow on loan from the Edison Electric Institute (EEI). Rick is joining the Alliance as part of a new fellowship program aimed at boosting our expertise around specific energy efficiency initiatives and developing practical policies that deliver results
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Energy Business Groups And Advocates Call For Protection Of American Energy Transition And Opportunities...

A coalition of energy groups submitted written comments on May 11 to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to express the concerns of a broad range of U.S. energy interests regarding the potential impact of proposed trade tariffs with China on the growing American clean energy industry.
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Bipartisan Spending Bill Preserves Energy Efficiency Investments

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from Vice President of Government Affairs & Communications Ben Evans in response to the omnibus spending bill released Wednesday for the remainder of FY 2018. The bill maintains or increases funding for energy efficiency programs in the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and maintains level funding for the ENERGY STAR program based at EPA.
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50×50 Commission Lays Out Challenges, Opportunities In Reducing Transportation Energy Use

The Alliance 50x50 Commission on U.S. Transportation Sector Efficiency (“50x50 Commission”) published a foundational white paper Wednesday outlining the challenges to reduce energy use in transportation and the transformation occurring through increased use of alternative fuels, advanced vehicle technologies, automation and shared mobility that can lead to significant reductions in energy use.
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Infrastructure Plan Needs More On Energy Efficiency To Avoid Taxpayers Footing High Energy Costs...

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Kateri Callahan in response to the Trump administration’s infrastructure plan released today: “We need to do this the right way up-front, because there’s a real downside to building new things when you have to spend an arm and a leg to run them.
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Energy Efficiency Leaders To Gather For EE Global Forum In Copenhagen

The Alliance to Save Energy will convene the 11th annual Energy Efficiency Global Forum (EE Global) – the premier international energy efficiency conference – in Copenhagen May 21-22, 2018, the organization announced Friday.
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Alliance Responds To Administration’s Potential Cuts To Energy Efficiency Programs

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Kateri Callahan in response to media reports that the Trump administration has drafted budget documents that would propose cutting the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by 72 percent for FY 2019
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Alliance To Save Energy Announces Leadership Transition

The Alliance to Save Energy announced Friday that President Kateri Callahan is leaving the organization after 14 years at the helm and launched a national search for her replacement. Callahan, who has helped drive tremendous national progress in energy efficiency during her tenure at the Alliance, is slated to leave the organization March 31 for a yet-to-be-announced, private-sector position in the efficiency field.
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Five Energy Efficiency Tips To Help You Stay Warm And Save On Bills In...

With a large region of the country experiencing extreme cold temperatures, the Alliance to Save Energy compiled this set of tips to help people stay warm and comfortable at home while saving on energy bills
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Alliance To Save Energy Announces Leadership Transition

The Alliance to Save Energy announced Friday that President Kateri Callahan is leaving the organization after 14 years at the helm and launched a national search for her replacement. Callahan, who has helped drive tremendous national progress in energy efficiency during her tenure at the Alliance, is slated to leave the organization March 31 for a yet-to-be-announced, private-sector position in the efficiency field.
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Tax Extenders Bill Seizes Opportunity To Encourage Energy Efficiency

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Kateri Callahan in response to the introduction of a bill in the U.S. Senate that would reinstate three key tax provisions incentivizing energy efficiency improvements
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Congress Should Follow Tax Bill By Extending Energy Efficiency Incentives

The Alliance to Save Energy on Monday criticized Congress’s pending tax legislation for failing to include direct energy efficiency incentives and led a group of businesses and organizations calling for Congress to quickly reinstate several expired efficiency tax provisions, including one that gives homeowners up to $500 for upgrading the efficiency of their homes.
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Energy Star Bill Could Weaken Successful Program

A bill to modify ENERGY STAR could weaken a program with decades of proven benefits, Alliance to Save Energy President Kateri Callahan will tell Congress in a hearing Tuesday. The Energy Star Reform Act of 2017 Discussion Draft will be considered before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee.
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DOE Proposal Misses Grid Reliability And Resilience Benefits Of Energy Efficiency

The Alliance to Save Energy submitted comments today in response to the “Grid Resilience Pricing Rule” proposed recently by the Department of Energy. The Alliance released the following statement from Research Director Natasha Vidangos summarizing the comments
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Repealing Clean Power Plan Would Be A Step Backward, Sacrifice Energy Efficiency Benefits

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Kateri Callahan in response to the EPA’s announcement of a proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan: “The Clean Power Plan could harness the power of energy efficiency as the single most effective way to reduce emissions while driving improved energy productivity and economic prosperity.
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Senators Pass Resolution Marking Oct. 5 As Energy Efficiency Day

The U.S. Senate passed a resolution today celebrating the economic and environmental benefits of energy efficiency driven by four decades of federal policy support. The resolution, introduced by Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) – honorary chair and vice-chair, respectively, of the Alliance to Save Energy – calls on Americans to observe Energy Efficiency Day and acknowledges the importance of cutting energy waste in saving consumers and businesses money, reducing pollution and supporting 2.2 million jobs.

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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased O’Reilly Auto Parts

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant O’Reilly Auto Parts located at 287 N Ron McNair Boulevard in Lake City, South Carolina for $1,045,000.

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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased O’Reilly Auto Parts

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant O’Reilly Auto Parts located at 287 N Ron McNair Boulevard in Lake City, South Carolina for $1,045,000.