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Research Report U1901 - January 16, 2019

ACEEE has reviewed exemplary customer-funded electric and natural gas utility programs every five years since 2003. For this edition of the report, we solicited nominations nationally and analyzed them in collaboration with an independent expert advisory panel. We ultimately selected 53 models...

Research Report U1808 - October 04, 2018

The twelfth edition of the ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard gives a progress report on state energy efficiency policies and programs that save energy and produce environmental and economic benefits. The Scorecard uses data vetted by state energy officials to rank states...

Research Report H1802 - March 26, 2018

ACEEE’s Health and Energy Linked (HELP) Awards recognize programs that simultaneously improve human health and save energy. This report highlights the six exemplary programs chosen by a panel of expert advisors to receive the first awards. Case studies describe funding, communities served, and...

Research Report H1801 - February 21, 2018

Pollution from power plants harms public health, contributing to heart attacks, respiratory conditions, asthma attacks, and premature death. Energy efficiency can benefit health by reducing power plant pollution. This report estimates the health and environmental benefits that would come from a...

Research Report - February 20, 2019

The lifetime of energy efficiency programs and measures ranges from a few months to several decades. Nevertheless, most energy efficiency policies are designed around the first year of savings. This report describes recent policy changes in some states and Canadian provinces to measure the value...

Topic Brief - February 19, 2019

ACEEE developed this memorandum in response to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Energy Programs Office (EPO, aka the Energy Office) request to provide information on available energy efficiency programs for the industrial sector and identifying gaps between current...

Topic Brief - February 19, 2019

 ACEEE developed this memo in response to the DC DOEE’s request for comparison of existing and emerging beneficial electrification models in legislative or regulatory language.

Topic Brief - February 19, 2019

ACEEE developed this technical brief in response to the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission’s (PUC) request for comparison of the Pennsylvania models and practices with those used in other states.

Topic Brief - February 19, 2019

ACEEE developed this technical brief in response to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services’ (DAS) request to provide information on available technology types and best practices to reduce plug loads.

Regulatory Filing - February 15, 2019

Filed to Docket No. QO19010040, these comments discuss the establishment of energy efficiency and peak demand reduction programs in New Jersey.

Topic Brief - February 07, 2019

This is the third in a series of technical briefs exploring emerging opportunities for energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings. This brief explores energy as a service (EaaS), a model that enables commercial customers to undertake energy and water efficiency projects with no...

Topic Brief - February 07, 2019

This is the second in a series of technical briefs exploring emerging opportunities for energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings. The ability to store energy and use it later is growing increasingly important to commercial buildings, especially as renewable energy and other...

Topic Brief - February 07, 2019

This is the first in a series of technical briefs exploring emerging opportunities for energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings. Information and control technologies (ICT) save energy by monitoring and controlling building systems like lighting and HVAC. Integrated energy...

Research Report - January 16, 2019

ACEEE has reviewed exemplary customer-funded electric and natural gas utility programs every five years since 2003. For this edition of the report, we solicited nominations nationally and analyzed them in collaboration with an independent expert advisory panel. We ultimately selected 53 models...

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