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Regulatory Filing - September 15, 2016

These comments were submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency in response to the proposed Clean Energy Incentive Program for the Clean Power Plan, Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2016-0033.

Research Report - September 07, 2016

Financing programs can expand the reach and depth of energy efficiency investments while preserving public dollars, especially when the financing is supported by robust marketing and technical assistance. Enter the green bank. Created by states or local jurisdictions, green banks leverage public...

Research Report - August 31, 2016

Multiple trends will affect electricity demand in the coming decades, including the pace at which we adopt energy efficiency, photovoltaics, electric vehicles, and heat pumps. This report focuses on New England electricity consumption and peak demand in light of these trends, developing three...

Research Report - August 19, 2016

For decades, energy efficiency has been a critical strategy for meeting US electricity needs while saving consumers billions of dollars in avoided infrastructure costs. Just how big is energy efficiency today across the US electric power sector? This paper quantifies the energy savings and other...

Research Report - August 04, 2016

Appliance, equipment, and lighting standards have been among the most effective energy efficiency policies, delivering increased savings over multiple rounds of standards for many products. But how much more can be accomplished? What is the potential for additional savings from future standards...

Research Report - July 28, 2016

This paper analyzes Bank of America’s $55 million initiative to provide low-cost funding and grant support to advance energy efficiency investment in low- to moderate-income communities. The funding supported community development financial institutions (CDFIs) in developing and enhancing...

Research Report - July 19, 2016

The 2016 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard examines the energy efficiency policies and performance of 23 of the world’s top energy-consuming countries. Together these nations represent 75% of all the energy consumed on the planet and in 2013 accounted for over 80% of the world’s...

Regulatory Filing - June 24, 2016

Recommendations sent to Governor Terry McAuliffe on the topic of executive actions the state can take to expand energy efficiency.

Fact Sheet - June 22, 2016

Energy efficiency creates jobs with fair wages and lowers energy costs throughout many domestic industries. This fact sheet explains how energy efficiency measures, government incentives, and private sector investment create a demand for skilled labor. It also outlines steps states can take to...

Regulatory Filing - May 25, 2016

Comments to the Virginia State Corporation Commission on the topic of evaluation, measurement, and verification (EM&V) of the impact of energy efficiency measures. 

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