Evaluation, Measurement, & Verification (EM&V)

(Document - 10/18/2017)
EM&V (evaluation, measurement, and verification) plays many critical roles in planning, developing, and deploying energy efficiency utility system resources—and those resources are evolving. This report identifies the states that are showing...
(Blog - 10/18/2017)
As gas and electric utilities increasingly rely on energy efficiency as a resource, innovative ways to evaluate its impacts are emerging. Our new report Recent Developments in Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification presents...
(Document - 10/2/2017)
Since 2012, Maryland’s Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has administered the state’s limited-income energy efficiency programs. The programs have been effective in delivering substantial energy savings for each participating...
(Document - 7/28/2017)
Comments by ACEEE and SEEA, the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance, on the topic of evaluation, measurement, and verification of energy efficiency programs. The comments were delivered to the Virginia State Corporation Commission in reference to...
(Document - 7/28/2016)
This paper analyzes Bank of America’s $55 million initiative to provide low-cost funding and grant support to advance energy efficiency investment in low- to moderate-income communities. The funding supported community development financial...
(Document - 5/25/2016)
Comments to the Virginia State Corporation Commission on the topic of evaluation, measurement, and verification (EM&V) of the impact of energy efficiency measures. 
(Document - 12/16/2015)
Information and communications technologies (ICT) can automate and transform the evaluation, measurement, and verification (EM&V) of energy efficiency programs. In both the residential and the commercial and industrial sectors, ICT enables the...
(Press Release - 12/16/2015)
Washington, DC—ACEEE and Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) released new reports today that analyze the current and future impacts of information and communications technologies (ICT) on evaluation, measurement, and verification (EM...
(Document - 6/16/2015)
This report describes the multiple benefits of energy efficiency in multifamily retrofit programs and discusses particular ways of establishing their value so administrators can include them in cost-effectiveness testing.  Multiple benefits are the...
(Document - 6/9/2015)
This report is one in a three-part ACEEE series on utility business models for energy efficiency. The two others examine state experience with lost revenue adjustment mechanisms and present an overall analysis of the utility business model framework...