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How can we increase energy efficiency investments? Here are 10 suggestions

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15 August 2017 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

This is the final post in a three-part series on understanding and increasing investments in energy efficiency by businesses and individuals. In the first post, we estimated these US investments...

Here’s how Southeastern states can reduce the energy burden of low-income households

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14 August 2017 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

Southeastern residents currently face historically high poverty rates, and low-income households spend an average of three times...

Energy efficiency and industry: the national trend

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11 August 2017 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

The industrial sector is unique among end-use sectors in that its energy intensity has declined consistently in recent decades, decreasing 45% from 1977 through 2016. The decline occurred even though the sector’s energy use has fluctuated, its output has almost doubled, and economic activity has...

South Africa: Eskom's R21 Road Closure Postponed

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11 August 2017 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: South Africa | Sectors: Power sector
[SAnews.gov.za] The temporary R21 road closure for the replacement of Eskom's Apollo-Croydon transmission line has been postponed.

US cities are starting to expand transportation options for low-income residents

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10 August 2017 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

Many urban residents today can choose from a wide range of travel options. Public buses and trains, car-sharing options like Zipcar, on-demand ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, and bike-share programs are available in major cities. However, many of these options are not widely available in...