Publications and Resources

Featured Publications

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 - December 01, 1996

Examines the results from many financing programs that are designed to reduce energy efficiency program expenditures by financing efficiency investments, then making recipient customers pay back over time most, if not all, of the cost. Financing approaches include loans, leases, shared savings...

Research Report - October 01, 1996

Reviews 11 market transformation efforts currently underway and provides qualitative and quantitative information on their progress. Many appear to be having a positive market impact as evidenced by increased sales of high-efficiency products and changes in manufacturer, dealer, and consumer...

Research Report - August 01, 1996

Identifies successful programs. Discusses program planning, design implementations, and evaluation.

Research Report - June 01, 1996

Provides guidance on how to "get the most bang for the buck" by discussing experience to date in four priority areas: market transformation; one-time efficiency opportunities; target retrofits; and other strategies.

Research Report - April 01, 1996

This report documents how U.S. businesses and households are increasing their "bbottom lines" while cutting greenhouse gas emissions through investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. It contains many technology updates and implementation success stories. Sponsored by...

Research Report - March 01, 1996

This paper reviews past examples of market transformation, and then discusses the status of more than 10 new market transformation initiatives now underway or in the advanced planning stages. It is an update of a paper published in the Energy Services Journal.

Research Report - February 01, 1996

This paper reviews the development of three important energy-efficiency technologies: low-emissivity windows, electronic ballasts, and high efficiency supermarket refrigeration systems. It also examines the market impacts and economic benefits of these technologies, showing that they have...

Research Report - January 01, 1996

This study, prepared for the 1995 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in industry, examines the processes and technologies used in the pulp and paper industry, their industry use and energy savings and cogeneration potential. It also reviews advanced technologies, decision making and...

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

Examines several existing and experimental partnership programs that utilities are using to reduce program costs, promote customer retention, and create new business opportunities.

Search Publications