EPA Power Plant RuleEnergy efficiency poised for key role in new power plant rule. In a press release from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), Steve Nadel, ACEEE’s Executive Director stated that EPA’s proposed new power plant rule has created flexibility for states to improve energy efficiency with modest investments which could create hundreds of thousands of jobs, and result in energy cost savings of tens of billions of dollars. The flexibility given to states can improve both the economy and the environment. The press release also cites key recent-year energy facts and statistics. Read the full ACEEE press release.

Note:  On June 12th, it was announced that ACEEE’s Executive Director Steve Nadel will be inducted into the 25th annual Energy Efficiency Forum Hall of Fame. The recognition honors leaders committed to global energy efficiency and its positive impact on the environment, national security and economic growth.

About the Author: Lauren Boitel

Lauren Boitel is the Executive Director of ImpactNV, a statewide sustainability NGO convener and coalition builder that drives systemic change around economic, environmental, and social sustainability in the Silver State. Lauren has 12 years of experience as a Sustainability Professional in Southern Nevada and teaches Sustainability & Entrepreneurship for the Lee Business School at UNLV.