Energy Efficiency Resource Standards

(Document - 8/5/2019)
Comments to the Florida PSC on the topic of FEECA, including ACEEE recommendations on energy efficiency standards. RE: docket numbers 20190015-EG, 20190016-EG, 20190017-EG, 20190018-EG, 20190019-EG, 20190020-EG, and 20190021-EG.
(Blog Post - 8/1/2019)
As more states seek to reduce costs and meet climate goals, new ACEEE research finds that energy efficiency resource standards (EERS) are delivering huge gains — 80% of all electricity savings — in the utility sector. Our report, released today,...
(Document - 7/30/2019)
Energy efficiency resource standards (EERS) have been a key tool for delivering energy savings in states across the country. Now states are looking to their energy efficiency policies to do more. New approaches to EERS can help them meet aggressive...
(Press Release - 7/25/2019)
Washington, DC—Today, Senator Tina Smith (D-Minnesota) introduced the American Energy Efficiency Act of 2019 with cosponsors Senator King (I-Maine) and Senator Merkley (D-Oregon). The bill sets a national energy efficiency resource standard (EERS),...
(Document - 5/13/2019)
Twenty-seven states are currently implementing long-term (3+ years), binding energy savings targets. States have taken a variety of approaches to setting targets, including passing legislation to enact formal energy efficiency resource standards,...
(Blog Post - 5/9/2019)
Virginia has recently made a major leap forward on energy efficiency and can serve as a successful model for utility efforts under consideration in Southeast states, including Louisiana, North Carolina, and Florida. Virginia’s State Corporation...
(Document - 4/22/2019)
The testimony, delivered electronically and addressed to Chair Dick Stein and Chair Michael O'Brien, opposes House Bill 6, which would support Ohio's nuclear power plants by rolling back the state's energy efficiency and renewable energy standards. 
(Blog Post - 4/5/2019)
Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló is expected to soon sign legislation that sets ambitious energy-saving targets, joining a number of states that are pushing energy efficiency alongside renewables in response to climate change and resilience...
(Blog Post - 4/4/2019)
Pending bipartisan legislation in Pennsylvania could unlock 30,000 jobs and about $6.4 billion in net savings by removing barriers to energy efficiency investment, according to ACEEE analysis released today. The House and Senate bills would remove...
(Document - 4/2/2019)
This paper analyzes the job-creation impacts of increased energy efficiency investments by electric distribution utilities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Under current Pennsylvania law, efficiency investments are artificially capped, limiting...