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House backs bills to roll back energy efficiency standards for refrigerators, dishwashers

Jul. 09, 2024 20:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday approved two bills rolling back Energy Department efficiency standards on refrigerators and dishwashers. Republicans called the Biden administration rules expensive and impractical, while Democrats defended them as a way for consumers...

At international energy conference, delegates push to make clean cooking accessible to all

May. 22, 2024 07:45 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Participants at a global conference on how to reduce the world's energy use are calling for universal access to clean cooking through government incentives and subsidies to unlock more private sector funds. The Paris-based International Energy Agency's 9th...