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Research Report - August 01, 2002

Summarizes the findings of a two-year evaluation of the EnergyGuide label. Results of field research including focus groups, interviews, surveys, and a shopping experiment are presented. Recommended label designs, including a stars-based categorical rating system and an optimized bar graph...

Research Report - August 01, 2002

During the 1990s, several studies were conducted to identify the most promising targets for market transformation initiatives and, as a result, many of the most promising opportunities were pursued. This paper reviews the results of these past studies and assesses how high ranked initiatives...

White Paper - July 01, 2002

Over the past twenty years, we have seen a transformation in U.S. energy markets, in part brought about by the energy crises of the 1970s and in part by a deregulation of energy markets begun in the late 1980s. With increasing energy prices, a new industry also emerged—energy services...

Regulatory Filing - June 25, 2002

ACEEE is pleased to comment on the proposed rule for standardizing generator interconnection agreements and procedures issued April 24, 2002. We commented on the ANOPR earlier this year, and wish to expand on those comments. We strongly support the Commission’s effort to standardize the rules...

Research Report - May 01, 2002

Summarizes opportunities for improving the efficiency of commercial packaged refrigeration equipment, including vending machines, ice-makers, beverage merchandisers, and commercial refrigerators and freezers. The report describes current efforts and recommended next steps toward capturing...

Research Report - April 01, 2002

Describes the results of a national search and review of reliability-focused energy efficiency programs operated during 2001 (i.e., energy efficiency programs specifically designed, modified, or accelerated to help address electric system reliability concerns). The research findings are...

E-Book - March 28, 2002

Motors use more than half of all electricity, yet efforts to improve efficiency and cost-effectiveness of drivepower systems have received relatively little attention....

Research Report - March 01, 2002

Reviews current state energy efficiency tax incentives and outlines ACEEE’s recommendations for effective state-level tax incentives. The report also includes model legislative language for state use.

Fact Sheet - February 24, 2002

A broad range of fuel cell technologies is being developed for stationary applications. The potential for widespread adoption in the transportation sector rests on the great promise that polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells hold for low-cost mass production, among other factors. The...

Research Report - January 01, 2002

Describes the rating system behind ACEEE’s Green Book: The Environmental Guide to Cars and Trucks, Model Year 2002. It discusses the background, life-cycle analysis considerations, and data sources, and explains the methodology used to arrive at a vehicle’s overall "Green Score." Detailed...

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