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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...

E-Book - March 28, 1991

The electric utility industry has moved from a growth-oriented environment into a period of instability, competition and restructuring. This book outlines the strategic...

Research Report - March 01, 1991

This report describes a major study on America's energy choices completed by four national environmental and energy efficiency advocacy organizations in 1991. This study was conceived as an alternative to the U.S. government's National Energy Strategy. The objective was to examine the role...

Research Report - February 01, 1991

Programs that developing countries can use to help reduce growth in electricity demand are reviewed in this paper. Sixteen types of program options are discussed, including examples of countries in which each option has been used.

Research Report - February 01, 1991

This report describes a major study on America's energy choices completed by four national environmental and energy efficiency advocacy organizations in 1991. This study was conceived as an alternative to the U.S. government's National Energy Strategy. The objective was to examine the role...

Research Report - January 01, 1991

This report shows how India can reduce capital requirements by reallocating some funds from new power plants to efficiency investments. It examines end-use electricity consumption patterns, the current status and economics of different energy-saving technologies, barriers to adoption of...

Research Report - January 01, 1991

This paper shows how cost-effective efficiency measures can reduce carbon dioxide emissions at a negative net cost. Examples include more efficient automobiles, refrigerators, appliance standards, utility programs, and national policy initiatives. It is a chapter from the book, Global Climate...

Research Report - January 01, 1991

This study analyzes technologies and policies available for improving the fuel economy of cars and light trucks. It shows that the average rated fuel economy of new cars can be cost-effectively improved to 42 MPG in 10 years. Also discussed are polices needed to achieve such improvements,...

Research Report - January 01, 1991

This paper reviews the results of 42 impact evaluations conducted by electric utilities and examines how engineering estimates of savings compare to impact evaluation results. Prepared for the 1991 International Energy Program Evaluation Conference.

Research Report - January 01, 1991

This paper discusses the current status of lamp, motor, commercial HVAC, and showerhead technologies, economics and efficiency standards. It summarizes current state activity in these areas and includes recommendations for specific state standards.

Research Report - January 01, 1991

This paper provides a comprehensive treatment of issues surrounding public policies to reduce energy use and environmental impacts by light vehicles. Topics include: market weaknesses; energy taxes; performance standards; vehicle-based fees and rebates; technology policy; and automobile safety...

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