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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...

Research Report - March 28, 2017

Electricity markets in the southeast are facing many changes on the customer side of the meter. This report looks at how energy efficiency, photovoltaics (solar electricity), electric vehicles, heat pumps and demand response (shifting loads away from periods of high demand) might all affect...

Research Report - March 21, 2017

Residential electric rates are in a period of change as utilities in many regions of the country are experiencing flattening and declining sales. At the same time, technological advances are driving increased deployment of advanced metering, electric vehicles, and residential rooftop solar. All...

White Paper - March 06, 2017

The Maryland State Legislature is currently considering legislation that would extend the EmPOWER Maryland energy efficiency program. The first phase of EmPOWER was highly successful, with Maryland utilities reducing per-capita electricity consumption by 10% and saving consumers over $4 billion...

Fact Sheet - March 01, 2017

How large is the energy efficiency “industry”? At least 2.2 million people work in whole or in part on energy efficiency in the United States. If supporting jobs and jobs due to energy savings are included, the total is at least three times as large. The jobs are spread in multiple sectors and...

Regulatory Filing - March 01, 2017

Comments submitted before the Louisiana PSC regarding a rulemaking to study the possible development of financial incentives for the promotion of energy efficiency by jurisdictional electric and natural gas utilities. Submitted by ACEEE and SEEA, the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance.

Research Report - February 27, 2017

Smart buildings use information and communication technologies to integrate building systems and to automate operations and control. They consume less energy than conventional buildings while enhancing occupants’ comfort and productivity. This report provides an in-depth look at various smart...

Research Report - February 22, 2017

This report updates ACEEE’s 2013 assessment of multifamily energy efficiency programs in US metropolitan areas with the most multifamily households. Using housing, policy, and utility-sector data from 2014 and 2015, we document how these programs have changed in the context of dynamic housing...

White Paper - February 16, 2017

This paper provides up-to-date estimates of the benefits of national efficiency standards for consumers and businesses in each state and for the United States as a whole. Average household savings, by state, ranged from 11% to 27% of total consumer utility bills, with a national average of 16%....

Research Report - January 11, 2017

In 2008 Maryland passed an energy efficiency resource standard requiring the state to reduce per capita energy consumption by 10% by 2015. In this report we review the costs and benefits of Maryland’s EERS policy with a focus on statewide benefits from utility-sector programs. We discuss and...

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