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Keystone Not a Proxy for Real Debate on Energy

Energy / Press Release March 27, 2017

The Keystone XL pipeline is just one small facet of our integrated North American energy economy.

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Could Fuel Cells Change the Energy Game?

Energy / Blog August 17, 2016

Fuel cells hold considerable promise for both the transportation and power sectors, and support for research and commercialization efforts must be priorities.

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Appliance Efficiency Standards: What have they accomplished, and what does the future hold?

Meghan McGuinness / Blog July 7, 2015

From refrigerators to furnaces, the Department of Energy’s appliance efficiency standards impact nearly everyone’s life.

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Appliance Energy Efficiency Standards: What has been Accomplished, and Where are We Headed Next?

Energy / June 24, 2015 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

BPC hosted a discussion to explore what efficiency standards have accomplished, what the future could bring, and what Congress should have in mind as it considers new energy legislation.

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Will the Clean Power Plan Be a Catalyst for Energy Efficiency?

Jennifer Macedonia, Blair Beasley / Blog May 19, 2015

The proposed Clean Power Plan sets emission goals based, in part, on assumptions about the cost and availability of new energy efficiency.

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Restoring American Energy Innovation Leadership

Energy / Research February 23, 2015

The provision of safe, clean, affordable, and sustainable energy is one of the foremost tests America faces—and the current innovation investment is simply not up to the task.

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Jason Grumet: Keystone debate is a sign of progress

Governance / News February 10, 2015

The Senate’s ability to conduct this productive process while considering a highly partisan issue is an early sign that both Republicans and Democrats are up to the challenge.

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114th Congress: Let’s Get to Work

Governance / Blog January 12, 2015

BPC has compiled a list of “doable items” that Congress can tackle on a bipartisan basis. Taking action on these bills could go a long way to reinvigorating the legislative process.

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Good News on Energy

Energy / News November 23, 2014

WHEN the world’s two largest polluters join in establishing new goals for reducing emissions of climate-disrupting gases, criticism and skepticism are predictable. And there was plenty following the recent agreement between the United States and China to do just that….

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Housing Expert Forum: Energy Efficiency

Housing / Blog February 4, 2014

Welcome to the BPC Housing Commission expert forum! This forum is intended to foster interactive and substantive discussion about pressing housing issues. Each month contributors from different parts of the housing sector will be invited to respond to a discussion…

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