Energy Efficiency Investment

(Blog Post - 3/1/2012)
The promise of energy efficiency investments to boost the overall economy and to create and sustain jobs is becoming more widely accepted, as shown in part by the ever-growing number of cost-effective energy efficiency financing programs across the...
(Press Release - 1/12/2012)
Listen to the streaming audio file recording of this news event (mp3) HERE How Lack of Emphasis on Major Energy Efficiency Investments Leaves “3 Jokers in the U.S. Economic Deck”; Slashing Energy Use 60% Could Generate 2 Million Jobs & Save the...
(Document - 1/11/2012)
The U.S. economy has tripled in size since 1970 and three-quarters of the new demand for energy comes from an amazing variety of advances in energy efficiency—not from other energy supplies. Going forward, the current economic recovery, and our...
(Blog Post - 1/6/2012)
Looking forward into 2012, I see more reasons for optimism than pessimism. Many states and utilities are committed to ramping up their energy efficiency programs this year and even more are considering similar steps. For example, Massachusetts...
(Press Release - 12/8/2011)
On-Bill Financing Extends Opportunities for Energy Efficiency Investments to Historically Underserved Markets such as Multifamily Housing and Small Businesses   Washington, D.C.—On-bill financing, an innovative tool that allows customers to pay for...
(Document - 12/8/2011)
High upfront costs continue to be a significant barrier to achieving potential monetary and energy savings from energy efficiency investments across the building sector.  Over the past several decades, a number of innovative energy efficiency...
(Blog Post - 12/7/2011)
On November 30, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released an Analysis of Impacts of a Clean Energy Standard. The study was requested by Senator Jeff Bingaman, Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The analysis...
(Blog Post - 12/6/2011)
President Obama took an important step forward last Friday by announcing nearly $4 billion in combined federal and private sector energy upgrades to buildings over the next two years. This investment would help boost the economy and create jobs for...
(Document - 11/14/2011)
With unemployment hovering at a stubborn 9 percent, it is no wonder that job creation has become a hot topic.  It is nearly impossible to read the news without encountering an article describing how a policy or industry creates a given number of...
(Document - 11/7/2011)
To evaluate the macroeconomic impacts of a variety of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and climate policies at the local, state, and national level, ACEEE uses the proprietary Dynamic Energy Efficiency Policy Evaluation Routine, or DEEPER...