Energy & Advocacy News

Alliance to Save Energy Efficiency News
-ASE Adds New Features to Website,
-Manchin-Warner-Tester Race to the Top Amendment A Win for U.S. Economy 
-Utilities Can Benefit from Building Codes, Says ACEEE 
-Energy 2030 on the Road: Seattle Report 
-FY 2014 Federal Energy Efficiency Programs Funding 
-Summary of S. 1392, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act
-DOE Publishes Methods for Estimating Energy Efficiency Savings  
Results of the Latest State Energy Efficiency Scorecard
Energy efficiency measures are thriving in state capitals around the United States, with several states --including Mississippi, Connecticut, Illinois, and West Virginia -- taking major steps that moved them up the ranks in the seventh annual edition of the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard released by ACEEE. For the first time in the history of the State Scorecard, the 2013 ranking of the states is being released with the participation of a U.S. Department of Energy secretary, Dr. Ernest Moniz, along with a top elected official of a state, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. Available online at, the State Scorecard shows that the top 10 states for energy efficiency are: Massachusetts, California, New York, Oregon, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, Maryland, and Illinois.