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North Carolina and Duke Energy Hold Commanding Lead on Energy Efficiency in the Southeast

Duke Energy and North Carolina continue to lead the Southeast on energy efficiency, accounting for vastly more energy savings than any other utility or state in the region. New state policies and…

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Energy efficiency slows climate change, saves money. Why haven't we embraced it more?

The choices we make in the next decade will either lock us into a future of fossil fuel dependence or transition us toward a clean energy future. Energy efficiency has the power…

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"Energy Efficiency in the Southeast" 2019 Annual Report

SACE’s "Energy Efficiency in the Southeast" 2019 report shows that Southeastern states and utilities continue to rely on expensive, outdated, carbon polluting fossil fuel power plants while underinvesting in abundant low-cost efficiency…

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Florida PSC Holds the Line on Energy Efficiency

In a positive step, the Florida Public Service Commission rejected its staff recommendation to approve the utilities' proposed energy savings goals of zero, or near zero. Instead, the Commission voted 4-1 to maintain…

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Florida at the Bottom? Governor DeSantis, Don’t Let This Happen...

Florida PSC staff has recommended zero, or near zero, goals for cutting energy waste. IF the goals are approved by the PSC, Florida would cement its place at the bottom in helping…

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The fate of efficiency programs for over 6 million Florida families hangs in the balance

Florida is set to establish energy efficiency goals for he state’s biggest power companies. This is a once in a five-year opportunity to reset and improve Florida's embarrassingly low energy efficiency performance…

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Energy Efficiency: Codes and Standards and Programs, oh my!

If codes and standards are making us more efficient, do utilities need to continue to invest in energy efficiency? Yes! Read on to see why.

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Florida Efficiency Hearing Recap - Time to Evolve on Setting Goals

The hearing established that Florida is the only state that uses archaic methodologies in setting energy efficiency goals. No wonder we are almost at the bottom of state rankings on capturing energy…

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It Takes a Village: Memphians in the Fight Against Energy Burden

This post is the first in a series celebrating accomplishments of all the amazing people supporting RenewTN since the campaign began a year ago. RenewTN aims to reduce energy bill burdens for…

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There They Go Again in Florida, Abandoning Customers Who Want To Lower Bills

Florida’s biggest power companies were successful in gutting state energy savings goals in 2014 – this time - many of them are determined to bury the goals once and for all. That…