Intelligent Efficiency: New Ways to Travel and Save Energy

We’ve been hearing for years about smart energy appliances that ‘talk’ to the grid. Here’s one better.  How about cars that talk to each other to save energy? Known as vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V), it is one of the fascinating intelligent efficiency technologies described in a new report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient … [Read more...]

Significant Progress on Energy Efficiency in 2013—And 2014 Could Be Even Better

(This post originally appeared on the ACEEE Blog.) As 2013 draws to a close, it's useful to reflect back on the past year and look forward to the coming one. Despite political and economic headwinds, the states and federal and local governments continued to make progress on energy efficiency policies in 2013. Among the … [Read more...]