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Testimony - March 06, 2003

Energy efficiency is an important cornerstone for America's energy policy. Energy-efficiency has saved consumers and businesses several trillion dollars in the past two decades including hundreds of billions in 2002 alone. These efforts should now be accelerated in order to:

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Research Report - March 01, 2003

This study presents the results of a comprehensive review and analysis of the massive and unprecedented energy efficiency policy initiatives conducted in California in response to their electricity crisis in 2000-2001. It focuses on the design and administration of energy efficiency programs...

Testimony - January 15, 2003

Dear Chairman Riley:

We are writing to register deep reservations about the proposed Settlement Agreement intended to govern Standard Offer Service (SOS) for retail electric customers in Maryland following the end of the rate-freeze period. We urge the Commission not to approve this...

Regulatory Filing - January 13, 2003

ACEEE is pleased to submit these comments on the Commission's proposed Standard Market Design rule. ACEEE is a nationally-recognized energy policy research and advocacy organization with more than twenty years experience in the energy efficiency field. In the electricity sector, we have been...

Research Report - January 01, 2003

Diesel passenger vehicles are largely nonexistent in the United States today, due in large part to a legacy of the 1970s and 1980s when light-duty diesels were plagued by poor performance, unreliability, noxious exhaust, and high noise levels. In recent years, however, manufacturers have...

Fact Sheet - January 01, 2003

The ENERGY STAR national Energy Performance Rating and Certification system was designed to facilitate comparisons of the energy performance of commercial buildings, and recognize the most efficient and cost-effective buildings in the country. This program attempts to affect both the design and...

Research Report - January 01, 2003

In the five years since CHP (combined heat and power) emerged onto the policy scene, significant progress has been made in raising the awareness of its benefits and addressing barriers hindering its adoption. However, many of the utility barriers that were identified in an ACEEE report...

Research Report - January 01, 2003

This study presents the results of a follow-up survey of the 22 reliability-focused energy efficiency programs that ACEEE profiled as case studies in its April 2002 report, Energy Efficiency and Electric System Reliability: A Look at Reliability-Focused Energy Efficiency Programs Used to Help...

Testimony - December 03, 2002

The Energy Title (IX) of the Food Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (Farm Bill), contains a new section (9006) that directs the USDA to implement a renewable energy and energy efficiency improvement grant and loan program. The Farm Bill enables the USDA to determine the implementation...

Research Report - December 01, 2002

Packaged refrigeration systems include reach-in refrigerators and freezers,ice-makers, refrigerated vending machines, beverage merchandisers, and walk-in refrigerators and freezers. Packaged refrigeration equipment accounts for about two-thirds of commercial refrigeration electricity use. Most...

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