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Clean Power Plan Opportunities for Energy Efficiency in Affordable Housing

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A new federal rule requires states to reduce certain carbon emissions. The Clean Power Plan creates an historic opportunity to increase energy efficiency in affordable rental housing, because those investments will provide a cost-effective way to meet the

A new federal rule requires states to reduce certain carbon emissions. The Clean Power Plan creates an historic opportunity to increase energy efficiency in affordable rental housing, because those investments will provide a cost-effective way to meet the new requirements. 

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2015
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Regulations and Policies
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Efficiency Potential
State Policy
Federal Policy

Recent Resources

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Optimal Energy, an energy efficiency consultant, recently conducted a study to calculate the potential energy savings from the implementation of energy efficiency measures in Missouri’s affordable multifamily sector.

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The CEIP is a voluntary “matching fund” program that states can use to encourage early investment in eligible renewable energy, as well as investments in demand-side energy efficiency and solar projects that are implemented in low-income communities.

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The report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and EEFA analyzes data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2011 and 2013 American Housing Survey to determine energy burden values for 48 of the largest U.S. Cities.