Energy Efficiency Investment

(Document - 7/17/2014)
In this second edition of the International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, we analyze the world’s 16 largest economies, comprising more than 81% of global gross domestic product and about 71% of global electricity consumption. We looked at 31 metrics...
(Blog Post - 7/10/2014)
As the World Cup comes to a close, fans are wondering which country will claim the championship. But the World Cup is not the only international competition coming to an exciting end next week. On July 17, ACEEE will release its 2014 International...
(Press Release - 6/2/2014)
Washington, D.C.—In response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s new proposal to reduce carbon pollution from existing power plants, Steven Nadel, executive director of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), made the...
(Blog Post - 5/6/2014)
After a long warm-up, energy efficiency is taking its rightful place as a starting player in the clean energy game. This spring, we’ve seen both the public and the private sector put serious resources into helping build financing solutions to help...
(Blog Post - 4/10/2014)
The moment we have been waiting for has arrived! The Warehouse for Energy Efficiency Loans (WHEEL), a financing platform that will open the market for energy efficiency investment to institutional investors, is open for business. WHEEL acts as a...
(Blog Post - 2/20/2014)
Recent months have seen some exciting developments in energy efficiency finance. Investment funds, capitalized at about $200 million, are set to break into the potentially extensive market for energy efficiency projects in the buildings sector....
(Document - 2/20/2014)
The energy efficiency community has worked hard to engage lenders and consumers in what is estimated by the Rockefeller Foundation and Deutsche Bank to be a $279 billion market for energy efficiency investment. Great advances have been made in the...
(Blog Post - 1/22/2014)
Proponents of energy efficiency believe that it not only saves energy and money, it creates jobs. The stronger the evidence that energy efficiency programs and polices create economic opportunity and jobs, the greater the likelihood that federal,...
(Document - 12/10/2013)
Under traditional utility regulation and rate structures, utilities face financial disincentives for investing in customer energy efficiency programs. Unless these disincentives are addressed, utility investments in customer energy efficiency...
(Blog Post - 10/24/2013)
Intelligent efficiency refers to a systematic approach to saving energy that marries traditional energy efficiency with wireless and cloud-based computer technologies. These technologies enhance our ability to gather, interpret, and act upon energy...