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August 21, 2002

ACEEE Names Champions of Energy Efficiency for 2002

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) named the winners of this year's Champions of Energy Efficiency Awards on August 19th. The five winners include a group of three California utilities; Blair Hamilton, the managing director of Efficiency Vermont; Howard Learner, the founder and director of the Environmental Law and Policy Center in Chicago; Steve Selkowitz, a senior scientist at DOE's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; and Linda Wigington, founder of the Affordable Comfort Conference. The awards were presented at ACEEE's annual Summer Study Conference on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. See the ACEEE press release.