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White Paper - July 11, 2017

This paper catalogs deep retrofit activities in existing buildings. Our review of completed ultra-low energy building (ULEB) retrofit projects in the residential and commercial sectors shows that deep energy savings are technically feasible. While some buildings need extensive interventions...

White Paper - July 11, 2017

This paper summarizes an ACEEE baseline assessment of electric and natural gas energy efficiency programs that target low-income households in the largest metropolitan statistical areas in the country. We surveyed over 70 electric and natural gas utilities on their 2015 low-income program...

White Paper - June 20, 2017

Many new ideas may be considered in tax reform discussions. One idea is clean tax cuts—the application of supply-side tax-rate cuts for clean investments that reduce pollutant emissions. Lower tax rates for income from clean investments (where clean is specifically defined) will ...

Research Report - June 13, 2017

This first edition of the Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard assesses the 51 largest US electric utilities across a range of energy efficiency metrics. The metrics fall into three categories critical to utility-sector efficiency: (1) quantitative savings and spending performance, (2)...

Regulatory Filing - June 09, 2017

Comments submitted to MPSC Docket No. 2010-AD-2; Order Establishing Docket to Investigate the Development And Implementation Of Energy Efficiency Programs And Standards; Order Requesting Comments 

Research Report - June 06, 2017

Industrial customer opt-out is a policy that allows some large customers to opt out of or leave utility-sector energy efficiency programs. When a customer decides to opt out, it no longer participates in these programs and is exempt from paying the utility costs of running them. In this report,...

Fact Sheet - May 24, 2017

The Department of Energy’s SuperTruck Program is a partnership with truck manufacturers and suppliers launched in 2010 to improve freight efficiency by 50 percent. This fact sheet discusses the benefits of the first phase of the program, including U.S. manufacturers’ introduction of several key...

Research Report - May 08, 2017

The third biennial ACEEE City Energy Efficiency Scorecard measures the progress of city policies and programs that save energy while benefiting the environment and promoting economic growth. We ranked 51 large US cities for their energy efficiency efforts across 5 policy areas: local...

Testimony - May 05, 2017

Testimony on the topic of the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Regulatory Filing - April 28, 2017

A letter submitted to the Virginia Department of Natural Resources referencing state EO-57, "Development of Reduction Strategies for Electirc Power Generation Facilities."

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