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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 - April 01, 1997

Describes the main activities of PROCEL and the resulting electricity savings and peak demand reductions. It shows that PROCEL’s cumulative efforts reduced electricity consumption in Brazil by about 2.4 TWh/yr (0.9%) in 1996. Prepared for the 1997 International Energy Program Evaluation...

Research Report - April 01, 1997

Reviews the current status and future directions of the Chinese market for energy-related products used in buildings, focusing on refrigerators, room air conditioners, and lighting equipment. For each type of equipment, production and sales, industry structure, products, consumer preferences,...

E-Book - March 28, 1997

This book contains selected papers from the 1995 Asilomar Conference on Sustainable Transportation Energy Strategies. The participants addressed the question "Is Technology Enough...

Research Report - March 01, 1997

Reviews the current status of China’s lighting industry, which is expanding rapidly as China’s electricity use grows at approximately 10% per year and energy used for lighting grows even faster. It examines overall statistics on the industry as well as the current status of lighting...

Research Report - March 01, 1997

Reviews the status of the ESCO industry in Brazil. It includes profiles of existing ESCOs, project case studies, and discussions of market potential, financing options, critical issues, and opportunities for foreign ESCOs to ener this growing market. Prepared with the National Institute for...

Research Report - February 01, 1997

The purpose of this report is to better understand how additional investments in energy efficiency technologies can contribute to lower energy expenditures and new employment opportunities for residents of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, as well as generally strengthen economic...

Research Report - February 01, 1997

Reviews the status, sales trends, and energy savings from the adoption of high pressure sodium lamps, compact and circular fluorescent lamps, T8 fluorescent lamps, electronic ballasts, and specular reflectors in Brazil.

Research Report - January 01, 1997

Reviews current patterns of transportation energy use. It identifies the current trends and examines technology and policy options for reducing U.S. transportation energy use and the associated adverse environmental and economic impacts.

Research Report - January 01, 1997

Examines the current market for electric motors and motor speed controls in China, discusses the current status of efficient motor and speed control technologies, and suggests potential areas for foreign involvement. It includes extensive data on equipment production by year and equipment type...

Research Report - January 01, 1997

Proposes a campaign for bringing environmentally improved vehicles to market. Given the option and at a fair price, many Americans would choose motor vehicles "greener" (cleaner and more fuel efficient) than those typical of today, but automakers have been slow to bring "green" vehicles to...

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