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White Paper - June 20, 2017

Many new ideas may be considered in tax reform discussions. One idea is clean tax cuts—the application of supply-side tax-rate cuts for clean investments that reduce pollutant emissions. Lower tax rates for income from clean investments (where clean is specifically defined) will ...

Research Report - June 13, 2017

This first edition of the Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard assesses the 51 largest US electric utilities across a range of energy efficiency metrics. The metrics fall into three categories critical to utility-sector efficiency: (1) quantitative savings and spending performance, (2)...

Regulatory Filing - June 09, 2017

Comments submitted to MPSC Docket No. 2010-AD-2; Order Establishing Docket to Investigate the Development And Implementation Of Energy Efficiency Programs And Standards; Order Requesting Comments 

Research Report - June 06, 2017

Industrial customer opt-out is a policy that allows some large customers to opt out of or leave utility-sector energy efficiency programs. When a customer decides to opt out, it no longer participates in these programs and is exempt from paying the utility costs of running them. In this report,...

Fact Sheet - May 24, 2017

The Department of Energy’s SuperTruck Program is a partnership with truck manufacturers and suppliers launched in 2010 to improve freight efficiency by 50 percent. This fact sheet discusses the benefits of the first phase of the program, including U.S. manufacturers’ introduction of several key...

Research Report - May 08, 2017

The third biennial ACEEE City Energy Efficiency Scorecard measures the progress of city policies and programs that save energy while benefiting the environment and promoting economic growth. We ranked 51 large US cities for their energy efficiency efforts across 5 policy areas: local...

Testimony - May 05, 2017

Testimony on the topic of the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Regulatory Filing - April 28, 2017

A letter submitted to the Virginia Department of Natural Resources referencing state EO-57, "Development of Reduction Strategies for Electirc Power Generation Facilities."

Research Report - April 25, 2017

The adoption of intelligent efficiency applications is increasing across multiple sectors of the economy. This report analyzes over two dozen of these applications in the buildings, manufacturing, transportation, and government sectors. We describe the technologies involved, characterize their...

Fact Sheet - March 30, 2017

The Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office is helps families save almost $500 per year on their energy bills, helps businesses create jobs, fosters innovation in technologies, and provides assistance to state and local governments. This fact sheet provides statistics and examples...

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