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White Paper - April 24, 2019

Both energy efficiency and renewable energy can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve a home’s resilience during power outages. Cost effectiveness is another important consideration. Recent energy code changes have raised the question of whether renewable sources like rooftop solar...

Research Report U1902 - 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...

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 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...

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 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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...

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 - 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...

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