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Florida International University Solar House at Engineering Campus.
(Junior Henry / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Press Release August 9, 2019

Concerns Over High Electric Bills and the Environment Raised as State Holds Hearing on Shockingly Low 10-Year Energy Efficiency Goals

Power companies propose goals of zero or close to zero for efficiency, drawing concerns about higher electric bills from ratepayers, cities, conservationists, businesses

A profile of power supply lines against a sunset.
Press Release May 28, 2014

Kansas City Power & Light Commits to Low Cost, Clean Energy through Expanded Energy Efficiency Programs

Agreement sets significant energy savings targets through 2015 and spurs additional savings in KCP&L-Greater Missouri Operations’ service territory

Press Release March 17, 2022

Consumers Energy and Local Advocates Reach Settlement To Expand Beneficial Energy Efficiency Programs

The Michigan Public Service Commission has approved a settlement agreement that will assist communities in Michigan with the greatest energy burdens.

Press Release: Victory June 25, 2012

Federal Appellate Court Upholds Washington Energy Efficiency Rules

Court of Appeals preserves consumers’ ability to save millions, State’s ability to reduce global warming pollution

Sharonda C. Williams-Tack is the Associate Director of the Sierra Club’s Healthy Communities Campaign.
(Melissa Lyttle for Earthjustice)
Article August 5, 2022

‘For Some, Energy Efficiency Is the Difference Between Keeping the Utilities on or Having Them Shut off’

Sharonda Williams-Tack leads a campaign that seeks to help struggling households reduce their utility bills through energy efficiency retrofits.

Press Release December 15, 2008

Obama's Next Energy Secretary Must Prioritize Energy Efficiency

Ending energy waste would protect environment and save people money

Press Release July 6, 2010

Energy and Conservation Groups Seek to Preserve State Energy Efficiency Rules

At Risk — Consumers’ Ability to Save Millions, Global Warming Pollution Reductions

Press Release: Victory February 8, 2011

Court Rejects Challenge to Washington Energy Efficiency Rules

Judge preserves consumers’ ability to save millions, global warming pollution reductions

From the Experts August 27, 2020

Come on, Florida. It’s Time to Help More Citizens With Energy Efficiency

It’s ridiculous that Florida utilities rank near the bottom of all states when it comes to providing energy efficiency programs.

Maryland is now in the nation's top five states for energy efficiency.
Article August 19, 2015

Maryland Takes the Lead on Energy Efficiency and Cost Savings

In July, thanks to Earthjustice advocacy and a groundbreaking decision from its Public Service Commission, Maryland became one of the nation’s leaders in energy efficiency.

Press Release December 11, 2009

Climate Talks in Copenhagen to Shift to Energy Efficiency

This Sunday, DOE Secretary Chu to discuss U.S. efforts on energy efficiency; more work can be done.

Press Release: Victory June 26, 2013

Negotiations Net Big Wins for Energy Efficiency, Coal Plant Closure and Low-Income Assistance

Washington regulators approve innovative rate-making mechanisms for Puget Sound Energy

A food service specialist with the 55th Force Support Squadron marks down the exact temperature of one of three walk-in freezers at a dining facility.
(Josh Plueger / U.S. Air Force)
case April 3, 2017

Defending Commonsense Energy Efficiency Measures From Delays By The Trump Administration

Energy efficiency is the most affordable and effective solution to America’s energy problems. Appliance and equipment efficiency standards save energy, increase the reliability of the electricity grid, reduce consumer energy bills, and decrease pollution. According to projections by the Department of Energy, standards prescribed by five delayed energy efficiency rules will save about 3% of…

Press Release: Victory May 30, 2023

Colorado Public Utilities Commission Adopts Ambitious Building Electrification and Energy Efficiency Targets for Xcel Energy

The investment will reduce natural gas usage by 2 million dekatherms over three years

Rick Perry speaking in Orlando, Florida, in 2011.
(Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 2.0)
Press Release April 3, 2017

Groups Threaten to Sue Trump Administration for Blocking Common Sense Energy Efficiency Measures

Rick Perry stands by as people across the country lose out on cost savings

Rick Perry, in Orlando, Florida, 2011.
(Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 2.0)
Press Release June 13, 2017

Environmental and Consumer Groups and 11 States Sue Trump Administration Over Stalled Energy Efficiency Standards

Bill savings and pollution reductions from five standards at risk

Press Release March 30, 2009

President Obama to Tap Renewable Energy Leader for Energy Efficiency Post

Clean energy advocates pleased with choice for nominee

Article February 22, 2012

Obama's Energy Efficiency Clock Is Running Slow

In his State of the Union address, President Obama stated that the administration would “not walk away from the promise of clean energy.” The president also recognized that, especially in these tough economic times, “the easiest way to save money is to waste less energy.” President Obama’s speech brings to mind a pledge he made…