Big Savers: Experiences and Recent History of Program Administrators Achieving High Levels of Electric Savings

Research Report U1601


Brendon Baatz, Annie Gilleo, and Toyah Barigye


Energy efficiency savings have grown substantially in the past ten years, and national leaders in program administration have emerged as savings levels have increased. This report reviews annual program performance for 14 leading energy efficiency program administrators, with a focus on costs, electricity savings, cost effectiveness, and portfolio design. We also interviewed program managers for insights on past and future challenges, keys to achieving and sustaining high levels of savings, and future large savings opportunities.