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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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Efficiency Initiative Led By Knoxville, The Alliance And Other Partners Is Finalist For Bloomberg...

An energy efficiency initiative led by the city of Knoxville, Tennessee, the Alliance to Save Energy and other partners is among six finalists for the international C40 Cities Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards in the Cities4Energy category
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DOE’s Grid Study Outlines Massive Benefits Of Energy Efficiency Investments

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Kateri Callahan regarding the Department of Energy’s Staff Report to the Secretary on Electricity Markets and Reliability (“Grid Study”) released late Wednesday
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State Legislators’ Resolution Shows Broad Backing For Federal Energy Efficiency Investments

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Kateri Callahan lauding the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) for adopting a resolution Monday urging the U.S. Congress to fully fund the Department of Energy’s (DOE) appliance and equipment standards program. The resolution also seeks to ensure that the Department meets its statutory obligations to update energy efficiency standards regularly and to enforce manufacturer compliance with such standards
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House’s “Minibus” Would Gut Energy Efficiency Investments; Senate Must Hold The Line To Protect...

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Kateri Callahan in response to the U.S. House of Representatives passing the Make America Secure Appropriations Act (H.R. 3219)
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Senate Funding Plan For Energy Efficiency Counters Misguided Cuts

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Kateri Callahan regarding the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations bill report released Friday:
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Alliance To Save Energy Announces Six “Stars Of Energy Efficiency” Award Recipients For 2017

The 2017 Stars of Energy Efficiency awards, honoring the top energy efficiency innovators, will be presented to American Water, the Chevrolet Bolt EV, Itron, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Schneider Electric and 7-Eleven, the Alliance to Save Energy (Alliance) announced today. The awards will be conferred before nearly 400 leaders from industry, government and the non-profit sectors at the 25th annual Evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards Dinner on September 14 in Washington, D.C.
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House Appropriations Bill Would Slash ENERGY STAR Program

The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Kateri Callahan regarding a House Appropriations bill report to be taken up Tuesday that would slash the budget for the ENERGY STAR program by approximately 40 percent
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Alliance To Save Energy Calls On Lawmakers To Reject Spending Bill

The Alliance to Save Energy on Wednesday called on lawmakers to reject a proposed House Energy and Water Appropriations bill that would cut federal energy efficiency programs by nearly 50 percent. The bill is slated for a vote in the House Appropriations Committee Wednesday morning
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Alliance Board Adds Members Of Congress, Tech Leaders

The Alliance to Save Energy’s Board of Directors elected seven new members, including members of Congress and business leaders in the technology and manufacturing sectors, to help lead the organization’s work to advance energy efficiency in the United States
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Alliance To Save Energy Honors Morocco, U.S. Senators With Energy Efficiency Visionary Awards

The Alliance to Save Energy honored King Mohammed VI of Morocco and U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, with EE Visionary Awards recognizing pioneering leadership in energy efficiency
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Alliance To Save Energy Statement On Paris Agreement

Alliance to Save Energy President Kateri Callahan released the following statement Thursday regarding President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement
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Alliance To Save Energy Honors Morocco, U.S. Senators With Energy Efficiency Visionary Awards

The Alliance to Save Energy honored King Mohammed VI of Morocco and U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, with EE Visionary Awards recognizing pioneering leadership in energy efficiency.
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Alliance To Save Energy Opens Global Efficiency Conference

The Alliance to Save Energy opened the 10th Energy Efficiency Global Forum Monday with the release of a new blueprint for achieving significant increases in building efficiency by focusing on building systems.

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