Publications and Resources

Research Report - January 01, 1995

Presents a pathbreaking study that enhances our collective understanding of why actual automotive emissions (of the criteria pollutants CO, HC, and NOx) greatly exceed the values expected from tighter tailpipe standards. The authors’ extensive data analysis reveals key reasons for high emissions...

Research Report - October 01, 1994

To meet Clean Air Act requirements for 2000, PSI Energy, a major midwestern utility, must reduce its sulphur oxide emissions by 30% below 1990 levels or buy additional emission allowances. This report discusses how current and proposed DSM programs can play a substantial role in PSI's Clean...

Research Report - August 01, 1994

This report is an introduction to business aspects of demand-side management at electric utilities. Geared towards students or those who are new to DSM, this compilation of current literature lays a foundation that will facilitate comprehension of more complex DSM issues. A DSM glossary is...

Research Report - June 01, 1994

This study assesses the potential for energy savings and carbon emissions reduction by increasing the recycled content of energy-intensive materials. Aluminum, steel, paper, plastics, and container glass are considered. Government policies to encourage higher recycling rates and increased...

Research Report - June 01, 1994

Most utility forecasts assume that present building codes and equipment efficiency standards will not change. However, federal and state laws ensure that codes and standards will become more stringent. This paper provides predictions about future codes and standards for particular products and...

Research Report - April 01, 1994

The analysis in this study provides regulators with a solid empirical basis for evaluating rate impact claims. It analyzes data on rate impacts of DSM programs, including the level of utility DSM expenditures, how DSM expenses are recovered, and factors that are linked to high and low rate...

Research Report - March 01, 1994

This report discusses an analyzes six major initiatives to supplement the Clinton Administration’s Climate Change Action Plan. By adopting these initiatives, the U.S. could reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels (or below) by 2000 and continue the downward trend in emissions after...

Research Report - March 01, 1994

This evaluation of the macroeconomic benefits of the Clinton Administration's Climate Change Action Plan finds that lowering carbon emissions to 1990 levels by the year 2000 could generate a net employment increase of 157,000 jobs. This figure would rise to about 260,000 jobs by 2010.

Research Report - February 01, 1994

This study examines future directions for market transformation efforts by utilities and governmental entities. Eight high-priority targets for new market transformation initiatives are identified based on potential energy savings, cost-effectiveness and the likelihood that intervention can...

Research Report - February 01, 1994

This study examines energy efficiency potential in Ohio and the broad economic impacts from pursuing a high-efficiency future. It shows that widespread efficiency improvements could cut energy by 26 percent and lead to a net increase of 63,000 jobs statewide by 2010. It also contains policy...

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