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Research Report - January 01, 1996

Provides a more expansive treatment of the economics of automobile fuel economy improvement, drawing on our technology assessment work reported in T933 (backlist). It covers the cost analysis methodology, tabulates cost and benefit estimates for gasoline vehicle technology options, and...

Research Report - January 01, 1996

Traces the history of standards, beginning with planning for power plant siting and electric reliability in the 1960s and proceeding to 1996. It includes an analysis of the potential savings from new standards under development and a status report on standard-setting rulemakings now underway...

Research Report - January 01, 1996

Examines trends in the development of appliance and equipment efficiency standards throughout the world and offers some observations about how standards may evolve in coming years.

Research Report - January 01, 1996

Discusses work that has taken place on developing new standards for several products and how states can use this information to enact new state standards. Among the products covered are refrigerators, clothes washers, ballasts, and distribution transformers.

Research Report - January 01, 1996

Provides state-by-state estimates of the energy and energy bill savings of appliance and equipment efficiency standards for both current standards and new ones under development. In the 10 largest states, annual energy bill savings will exceed $1 billion by 2015.

Research Report - September 01, 1995

A sample of 37 utilities and 22 state regulatory commissions were surveyed and examined to identify recent and projected change in utilities’ DSM budgets, savings, program design, and key factors responsible for changes. Prepared in cooperation with Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Research Report - August 01, 1995

Utility demand-side management (DSM) programs have been operating for approximately two decades. During this period DSM has progressed from an emphasis on information and loan programs to a resource acquisition strategy emphasizing rebates. Now, the electric utility industry is being...

Research Report - April 01, 1995

This report argues that implementation of end-use electricity conservation measures can and should continue to grow in the U.S. despite the uncertainty concerning utility DSM programs. It covers recent trends in DSM program budgets and savings targets; the evolution of DSM programs toward...

E-Book - March 28, 1995

Widespread concern about energy efficiency, societal impacts and environmental quality has sparked a global interest in the reevaluation of our transportation systems. This book examines...

E-Book - March 28, 1995

Apartment buildings, an important part of the affordable U.S. housing stock, have long been identified as a particularly challenging area for energy conservation. This book reviews...

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