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Research Report - April 01, 1995

This report argues that implementation of end-use electricity conservation measures can and should continue to grow in the U.S. despite the uncertainty concerning utility DSM programs. It covers recent trends in DSM program budgets and savings targets; the evolution of DSM programs toward...

Research Report - March 01, 1995

Utilities and governments in developing countries are now considering whether to use integrated resource planning techniques and demand-side management programs as part of their efforts to meet future demand for electricity. This report introduces IRP and DSM to a developing country audience...

Research Report - March 01, 1995

This report presents a rationale for maintaining strong utility DSM programs in spite of growing competition and restructuring within the utility industry. It includes recommendations for utilities and regulators.

Research Report - February 01, 1995

This study presents 14 different energy-related indicators of economic, social and environmental progress. Among the indicators proposed are analyses of energy and carbon intensity of the U.S. economy; measures to track progress toward objectives found in the 1992 Energy Policy Act; trends in...

Research Report - February 01, 1995

China’s economy is growing rapidly and China is becoming a major player in the international room air conditioner market. This report summarizes a wide array of information on the Chinese room air conditioner market and examines technical opportunities for improving the efficiency of Chinese...

Research Report - January 01, 1995

This study introduces a proposed program involving coordinated public and private procurement and market incentives to accelerate the commercialization of next-generation cars and light trucks. The status of policies affecting the market for vehicle fuel use is reviewed, and the need for...

Research Report - January 01, 1995

This report analyzes the potential for energy efficiency improvements and the corresponding economic impacts in a four-state region (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.) It finds that widespread efficiency improvements could cut energy use 26% and lead to a net increase of 205,000 jobs in...

Research Report - January 01, 1995

This report reviews how electricity is used to drive motor systems in manufacturing. Technical areas for elimination of motor system waste and improvement of energy efficiency are identified. The potential for motor-system, energy-efficiency improvements is estimated.

Research Report - January 01, 1995

Presents a pathbreaking study that enhances our collective understanding of why actual automotive emissions (of the criteria pollutants CO, HC, and NOx) greatly exceed the values expected from tighter tailpipe standards. The authors’ extensive data analysis reveals key reasons for high emissions...

Research Report - January 01, 1995

China is rapidly becoming the largest producer of appliances in the world. This report focuses on the three types of major home appliances that are sold extensively in china — refrigerators, clothes washers and room air-conditioners. Prepared for the International Appliance Technical...

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