Bipartisan Efforts In 2005 Energy Bill Led to Significant Energy Efficiency Gains

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Analysis of 2005 Energy Policy Act Shows Markets Transformed and Doors Opened to Further Legislation

Washington, D.C., March 16, 2011-Energy efficiency provisions in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 were largely successful in expanding markets for money-saving energy-efficient products, and in creating opportunities for continued bipartisan political action on energy efficiency in later legislation. These are the results of a new report, Assessing the Harvest: Implementation of the Energy Efficiency Provisions in the Energy Policy Act of 2005, by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The report documents current knowledge about the implementation of the energy efficiency provisions in this legislation. Read more…