Energy Efficiency Investment

(Blog Post - 5/16/2013)
Champions within industrial facilities may be the largest piece missing from the energy policy and program landscape. Some energy program administrators are sponsoring the placement of dedicated energy managers at industrial facilities to overcome...
(Document - 5/16/2013)
Energy program administrators are sponsoring the placement of dedicated energy managers at industrial facilities to overcome the obstacles to energy optimization.  These pilot efforts seek to accelerate the pace and volume of industrial efficiency...
(Document - 4/23/2013)
ACEEE’s research demonstrates that Ohio’s energy efficiency resource standard has been and will continue to be economically beneficial to the state. Ohio’s utilities are generating energy efficiency savings at a levelized cost considerably lower...
(Blog Post - 3/15/2013)
Last week marked an important milestone in efforts to advance financing of energy efficiency. The Pennsylvania Treasury sold nearly 4,700 loans from the Keystone HELP program for a projected total of $31.3 million. The cash component for the sale...
(Blog Post - 3/4/2013)
Last Wednesday was a sad day for energy efficiency in Louisiana, and customers will end up paying the price. In a sudden move, the Louisiana Public Service Commission (PSC) voted to overturn their newly-adopted energy efficiency rules enacted in...
(Blog Post - 2/27/2013)
Prominent policy experts on The Alliance to Save Energy’s Commission on National Energy Policy agree that one of the keys to increasing energy efficiency in the United States is growing the market for energy efficiency financing. Given the President...
(Document - 2/18/2013)
We estimate that in 2010 between $480 and $670 billion (midpoint of $574 billion) was spent on energy-efficient goods and services.  Of these expenditures, between $72 billion and $101 billion (midpoint of $90 billion) was the incremental cost of...
(Document - 2/18/2013)
Energy efficiency plays an important role in the U.S. economy. The compound benefits of energy efficiency investments are now meeting 74 percent of growth since 1970 in energy-related demand. ACEEE estimates that in 2010 $479-670 billion was spent...
(Blog Post - 2/18/2013)
It turns out that the U.S. embraces energy efficiency in a big way. According to a new report we released today, ACEEE estimates that in 2010 (the latest year for which data is available) $479–670 billion was spent in the U.S. on energy efficiency...
(Blog Post - 2/13/2013)
Last night during his State of the Union address President Obama embraced a variety of policy proposals including several addressing energy efficiency. Most importantly for energy efficiency, the President issued “a new goal for America: let’s cut...