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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 - January 01, 1994

This up-to-date review of energy conservation issues in multifamily buildings covers sector characteristics, barriers to conservation, progress in technology, retrofit programs, financing, and evaluation. Drawing on this review and contacts with practioners, the paper concludes with a set of...

Research Report - January 01, 1994

Market transformation is a process whereby the energy efficiency of all new appliances, buildings, vehicles or other technologies substantially increases over a period of years. This paper presents a conceptual framework for market transformation and discusses policies and programs that can...

Research Report - June 01, 1993

This major study examines the economic potential for gas efficiency savings in the service areas of three New York State gas utilities. It includes an examination of the economics of converting from electricity to natural gas for various end-uses as well as utility experience with gas efficiency...

Research Report - April 01, 1993

This report discusses an analyzes six major initiatives to supplement the Clinton Administration’s Climate Change Action Plan. By adopting these initiatives, the U.S. could reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels (or below) by 2000 and continue the downward trend in emissions after...

E-Book - March 28, 1993

The transportation sector's role in global warming and what can be done about it is the focus of this book. The eleven chapters are based on presentations by leading...

Research Report - March 01, 1993

Experience with over 70 industrial sector DSM programs is examined in this report, including the experience of more than 30 for which detailed data on program costs, savings and participation rates could be obtained. Particularly successful programs are identified and factors contributing to...

Research Report - March 01, 1993

This review of direct and indirect oil import costs examines actions that can be taken to reduce future imports. It finds that the U.S. could greatly reduce its oil imports during the next 20 years by increasing energy efficiency and accelerating the introduction of fuels derived from...

Research Report - February 01, 1993

This study analyzes the job and income benefits that accrue from energy taxes. Using the broad-based energy tax proposed by the Clinton Administration as a specific example, the paper illustrates the importance of considering consumer response and the implications of reducing energy use. It...

Research Report - January 01, 1993

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, 1993

This study examines the potential to reduce energy use and lower energy bills by dedicating a modest portion of the revenue from a broad-based energy tax to energy efficiency programs. It shows that energy bills could decline if about 15 percent of tax revenues are "recycled" into efficiency...

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