EE Programs

(Document - 5/29/2019)
This is the fifth in a series of technical briefs exploring emerging opportunities for energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings. This brief focuses on efficiency programs that promote both electricity and natural gas savings in US...
(Blog Post - 9/27/2018)
If 2018 were an energy-saving roller coaster, the 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard would be your souvenir photo capturing a year of promising highs and a few stomach-churning lows in efficiency policy. Next Thursday, ACEEE will release the...
(Blog Post - 5/3/2017)
Next week we will release the 2017 City Energy Efficiency Scorecard. Because it’s been two years since we published the last edition, here are some key scorecard numbers and facts to jog your memory about its contents. 100: Number of points cities...
(Blog Post - 11/13/2016)
Many energy efficiency programs are designed around measures rather than people. These “untargeted” programs focus on meeting energy savings and cost-effectiveness goals, and are ostensibly impartial about the characteristics of the households that...
(Blog Post - 8/19/2016)
Have you ever described efficiency as an energy resource and gotten a quizzical look in return? We have, even though utility system planners have been using energy efficiency for decades to make sure that power for their customers is both reliable...
(Blog Post - 5/26/2016)
Last week the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) released its final decision in Phase 2 of the Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) proceeding. REV is the New York initiative to reform the utility industry by building the rules that govern...
(Document - 3/16/2016)
Energy efficiency is good for you—and for the air you breathe, the water you drink, and the community in which you live. This fact sheet shows how saving energy reduces air and water pollution and conserves natural resources, which in turn creates a...
(Document - 3/16/2016)
Energy efficiency lets businesses improve their bottom lines by using less energy, and thus lowering costs, in their factories, offices, and stores. This fact sheet shows how smarter energy use makes businesses more competitive, provides investment...
(Document - 3/16/2016)
Energy efficiency helps families use less energy to meet their energy needs, such as heating and cooling their homes. This fact sheet shows how investing in efficiency saves money in utility bills and at the gas pump while providing families with...
(Blog Post - 3/16/2016)
As energy efficiency geeks, we here at ACEEE are deep into the numbers, publishing report after report on the quads and TWh and MMT CO2 savings from efficiency. We know these numbers and units represent major benefits for the nation, but sometimes...