Research and Public Policy : Non-Medical Science & Technology Research

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Supporting the development of energy efficiency technologies, programs, and policies.

four stars

95.43

529 Fourteenth Street N.W. Suite 600
Washington, DC 20045
tel: (202) 507-4000   Web Site
EIN: 94-2711707

Board Leadership
Penelope McLean-Conner
Chair

CEO
Steven Nadel
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.43 four stars
  Financial 94.94 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors. We believe that the United States can harness the full potential of energy efficiency to achieve greater economic prosperity, energy security, and environmental protection for all its people. ACEEE carries out its mission by: conducting in-depth technical and policy analyses; advising policymakers and program managers; convening conferences and workshops; assisting and encouraging media to cover energy efficiency policy and technology issues; educating consumers and businesses through our reports, books, conference proceedings, press activities, and websites.

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors. We believe that the United States can harness the full potential of energy efficiency to achieve greater economic prosperity, energy security, and environmental protection for all its people. ACEEE carries out its mission by: conducting in-depth technical and policy analyses; advising policymakers and program managers; convening conferences and workshops; assisting and encouraging media to cover energy efficiency policy and technology issues; educating consumers and businesses through our reports, books, conference proceedings, press activities, and websites.

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Financial

four stars

94.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
90.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.91
  Program Expenses Growth 4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,694,440
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,694,440
   Program Service Revenue $3,171,249
Total Primary Revenue $7,865,689
   Other Revenue $278,417
TOTAL REVENUE $8,144,106
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,976,749
   Administrative Expenses $39,600
   Fundraising Expenses $383,723
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,400,072
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,255,966
   
Net Assets $8,097,231

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$232,330 2.47% Steve Nadel Executive Director

Mission

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors. We believe that the United States can harness the full potential of energy efficiency to achieve greater economic prosperity, energy security, and environmental protection for all its people. ACEEE carries out its mission by: conducting in-depth technical and policy analyses; advising policymakers and program managers; convening conferences and workshops; assisting and encouraging media to cover energy efficiency policy and technology issues; educating consumers and businesses through our reports, books, conference proceedings, press activities, and websites.

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Charity Contact Info

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
529 Fourteenth Street N.W.
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20045
tel: (202) 507-4000
fax: (202) 429-2248
EIN: 94-2711707

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Board Leadership

Penelope McLean-Conner
Chair

CEO

Steven Nadel
Executive Director