UPDATE: The calculator is out of date. If you'd like help estimating job creation in relation to energy efficiency, please contact our chief economist, Jim Barrett.
Washington, D.C. — Today the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) published a jobs calculator for estimating the employment impacts of energy efficiency projects funded through the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
Washington, D.C. — The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) would like to commend Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm for the bold "clean energy" proposal she announced yesterday at her State-of-the-State address in Lansing (see http://www.michigan.gov/documents/gov/SOS2009_265915_7.pdf).
In early November, Stanford University's Energy Modeling Forum (EMF) convened a new modeling exercise in Washington, D.C. to explore the role of energy efficiency in shaping future energy demand. Called EMF 25 (or, the 25th such exercise organized since the late 1970s), this may be good news for energy efficiency policy analysts. While details are still emerging, it is likely that economists and modelers will spend a number of months examining ways to do a better job of integrating energy efficiency behaviors and investments into long-term policy scenarios.