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DOE’s Home Energy Information Accelerator Advances Home Energy Efficiency across the U.S.

May 28, 2015

This week, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced two new Better Buildings Accelerators, which bring together key leaders to bolster residential energy efficiency. Elevate Energy is one of several partners involved in the Home Energy Information Accelerator, which aims to make home energy information more accessible to potential home buyers. At a White House roundtable this week, [...]

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A Primer on Energy Use and Rate Design

May 20, 2015

This post is written by Marcella Bondie Keenan, policy fellow at Elevate Energy. Rate design is the method by which an energy utility calculates fuel charges and customer charges. This post explains how these charges are calculated and how rate design can help keep energy costs affordable for low income or low-use customers.   First, [...]

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