Industrial Energy Efficiency Programs

(Document - 2/19/2019)
ACEEE developed this memorandum in response to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Energy Programs Office (EPO, aka the Energy Office) request to provide information on available energy efficiency programs for the...
(Blog Post - 1/9/2019)
Strategic energy management (SEM) programs are expanding beyond the industrial sector to commercial and institutional customers. These programs and data management technologies are two of the biggest opportunities to reduce energy use at large...
(Document - 1/9/2019)
Energy efficiency programs built around strategic energy management (SEM) can help the workforces of large organizations identify energy-saving opportunities, implement improvements, and track reductions in usage. Programs can also offer another...
(Document - 1/7/2019)
While governors across the country are setting innovative energy policies, energy efficiency can help them go even farther toward meeting state goals. Saving energy creates jobs, develops the workforce, grows state economies, improves public health...
(Blog Post - 4/25/2018)
Puerto Rico experienced another island-wide blackout last week. Distributed energy resources such as combined heat and power (CHP) could help communities avoid or minimize some impacts of large-scale natural disasters including blackouts. Our new...
(Document - 4/25/2018)
In this paper we examine how decision makers can more precisely assess the costs of disruptive weather events and the value of resilient distributed energy systems such as combined heat and power (CHP). CHP makes up a small percentage of the energy...
(Blog Post - 6/28/2016)
Currently there is an attempt in Pennsylvania’s statehouse to allow large utility customers to shirk their responsibility to reduce their energy waste. Senate Bill 805 would allow large industrial and commercial companies to opt out of Act 129, the...
(Document - 2/10/2016)
The industrial sector offers tremendous opportunity for low-cost energy savings from utility energy efficiency programs. ACEEE created this collection of four tools to communicate the value of ratepayer-funded industrial energy efficiency programs...
(Blog Post - 2/10/2016)
The industrial sector represents a big opportunity for low-cost energy savings from utility energy efficiency programs. In general, investments in energy efficiency lower operating costs for manufacturers, which increases their productivity and...
(Document - 2/9/2016)
This fact sheet reviews the status of self-direct programs and opt-out provisions by state and contains tips for designing successful self-direct programs. It includes a US map indicating the states that offer some kind of self-direct option for...