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Research Report - January 01, 1991

This study analyzes technologies and policies available for improving the fuel economy of cars and light trucks. It shows that the average rated fuel economy of new cars can be cost-effectively improved to 42 MPG in 10 years. Also discussed are polices needed to achieve such improvements,...

Research Report - January 01, 1991

This paper provides a comprehensive treatment of issues surrounding public policies to reduce energy use and environmental impacts by light vehicles. Topics include: market weaknesses; energy taxes; performance standards; vehicle-based fees and rebates; technology policy; and automobile safety...

Research Report - January 01, 1991

This paper summarizes work in the U.S. and Canada promoting lighting efficiency including education, demonstration, technical assistance, utility, testing, labeling building code, and equipment efficiency standard efforts. It also estimates the technical potential for lighting efficiency...

Research Report - November 01, 1990

The level of energy and peak demand savings that could be achieved in New York State over a period of 10 to 20 years as a result of cost-effective utility conservation programs is examined in this report. Conservation programs at Niagara Mohawk, Consolidated Edison and Long Island Lighting...

Research Report - April 01, 1990

Utility experience with conservation and load management programs for commercial and industrial customers is examined in this study. The analysis focuses on program achieving high participation rates and high electricity savings while remaining cost-effective. Conclusions and implications for...

Research Report - March 01, 1990

This report discusses the use, characteristics, energy consumption, and strategies for improving the efficiency of appliances in developing countries.

Research Report - March 01, 1990

This study discusses and analyzes energy efficiency improvements during the past 17 years and new policy initiatives that could lead to major efficiency improvements during the next decade

Research Report - February 01, 1990

This is a review of energy use in Brazil since 1973, sector-by-sector, along with how various policies influenced energy intensity. Published in the 1991 Annual Review of Energy.

Research Report - February 01, 1990

This paper calls for much greater international collaboration in energy efficiency, in part to respond to the risk of global warming. It suggests how an International Energy Efficiency Agency could be started and what it could do

Research Report - January 01, 1990

This paper assesses the effectiveness, fairness, and economic implications of two proposed measures for reducing U.S. emissions of carbon dioxide from the combustion of fossil fuel: a gasoline tax and a carbon fuels tax. It concludes that both approaches would significantly reduce U.S. Carbon...

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