Distributed Generation

(Topic Page - 6/22/2010)
Distributed generation, also called on-site generation or decentralized generation, is the term for generation of electricity from sources that are near the point of consumption, as opposed to centralized generation sources such as large utility-...
(Press Release - 10/21/2009)
Washington, D.C. — The current economic downturn is not sidetracking state-level efforts to make the most of energy efficiency as the cheapest, cleanest and quickest of all energy resources, according to a 50-state scorecard on energy efficiency...
(Document - 10/1/2009)
In 2009, energy efficiency has risen to a new level of recognition in the U.S. We present here a comprehensive state energy efficiency scorecard to document best practices and recognize leadership among the states. The Scorecard examines six energy...
(Document - 8/1/2009)
Congress should: THE ISSUE Combined heat and power (CHP) systems generate electricity and useful thermal energy in a single, integrated system. CHP is not a technology, but an approach to applying technologies. Heat that is normally wasted in...
(Press Release - 5/1/2009)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- Energy efficiency improvements can save Pennsylvania consumers nearly $5 billion each year on energy bills and help create 27,000 new, local jobs by 2025, according to an analysis released today by the American Council...
(Document - 4/1/2009)
Since 2000, electricity consumption in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has risen at nearly 2% per year and usage is expected to continue to rise steadily at about 1.4% per year between 2008 and 2025. Peak demand, or use of electricity during the...
(Document - 10/1/2008)
This is the second annual edition of the popular ACEEE state-by-state rankings on energy efficiency. The policy scorecard rates the states on eight energy efficiency areas including: utility-sector and public benefits programs and policies;...
(Press Release - 9/27/2007)
Washington, D.C. — Energy efficiency and onsite renewable energy (EE/RE) can meet most of the projected electricity needs over the next 15 years in the Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston areas — Texas’ two largest metro areas that account for about half...
(Document - 9/1/2007)
This companion report to ACEEE's overall Texas efficiency potential study (E073) explores the role of local government in realizing energy efficiency opportunities and assesses the impacts on the energy, environment, and economy of the state's two...
(Press Release - 6/26/2007)
Washington, D.C. — Florida could save $28 billion—enough to cover this year's entire education and transportation budgets—by using energy efficiency strategies that are available now, says a study released today by the American Council for an Energy...