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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, 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 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 - November 01, 1990

The level of energy and peak demand savings that could be achieved in New York State over a period of 10 to 20 years as a result of cost-effective utility conservation programs is examined in this report. Conservation programs at Niagara Mohawk, Consolidated Edison and Long Island Lighting...

Research Report - April 01, 1990

Utility experience with conservation and load management programs for commercial and industrial customers is examined in this study. The analysis focuses on program achieving high participation rates and high electricity savings while remaining cost-effective. Conclusions and implications for...

Research Report - March 01, 1990

This report discusses the use, characteristics, energy consumption, and strategies for improving the efficiency of appliances in developing countries.

Research Report - March 01, 1990

This study discusses and analyzes energy efficiency improvements during the past 17 years and new policy initiatives that could lead to major efficiency improvements during the next decade

Research Report - February 01, 1990

This paper calls for much greater international collaboration in energy efficiency, in part to respond to the risk of global warming. It suggests how an International Energy Efficiency Agency could be started and what it could do

Research Report - February 01, 1990

This is a review of energy use in Brazil since 1973, sector-by-sector, along with how various policies influenced energy intensity. Published in the 1991 Annual Review of Energy.

Research Report - January 01, 1990

This paper assesses the effectiveness, fairness, and economic implications of two proposed measures for reducing U.S. emissions of carbon dioxide from the combustion of fossil fuel: a gasoline tax and a carbon fuels tax. It concludes that both approaches would significantly reduce U.S. Carbon...

Research Report - January 01, 1990

The costs and energy saving potential for automobile fuel economy technologies are analyzed to develop supply curves of conserved energy. This report concludes that it is cost effective to increase new car fuel economy to 44 MPG by the year 2000. Previously entitled "Light Vehicle Fuel Economy...

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