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Research Report - June 30, 2015

In 1980, energy efficiency researchers formed the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). As we turn 35 years old this year, we thought it would be useful to look at energy efficiency progress over the past 35 years and to also look at possible and recommended pathways for the...

White Paper - June 29, 2015

Although the relationship between water and energy is a close one, the energy intensity of water and wastewater systems is relatively undocumented. To advance the understanding of the water-energy nexus and bring attention to possible opportunities, the National Association of Water Companies (...

Research Report - June 23, 2015

This report details the wide range of benefits of energy efficiency to the electric utility system, including traditional avoided cost of energy as well as many other economic benefits. These benefits accrue to all utility customers, including those who have not participated in programs. The...

Research Report - June 16, 2015

This report describes the multiple benefits of energy efficiency in multifamily retrofit programs and discusses particular ways of establishing their value so administrators can include them in cost-effectiveness testing.  Multiple benefits are the impacts of energy efficiency improvements...

White Paper - June 09, 2015

This paper is one in a three-part ACEEE series on utility business models for energy efficiency. The two other reports examine state-by-state experience with utility performance incentives and ...

Research Report - June 09, 2015

This report is one in a three-part ACEEE series on utility business models for energy efficiency. The two others examine state experience with lost revenue adjustment mechanisms and present an...

Research Report - June 09, 2015

This study is one in a three-part ACEEE series on utility business models for energy efficiency. The two others are a state-by-state examination of utility performance incentives and, an overall...

White Paper - June 01, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan establishes state-specific targets for carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants. This tool is intended to help states document and claim emissions reductions resulting from the adoption of combined heat and power (CHP)....

White Paper - May 27, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan establishes state-specific targets for carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants. This tool is intended to help states document and claim emissions reductions resulting from the adoption of energy efficiency financing...

Regulatory Filing - May 26, 2015

The Tennessee Valley Authority 2015 Draft Integrated Resource Plan takes significant steps towards inclusion of energy efficiency on equal footing to supply side resources. However, there is still opportunity to improve the methodological approach related to the inclusion of energy efficiency as...

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