Distributed Generation

(Document - 6/1/2007)
Expanding its traditional ranking of states on utility program spending, ACEEE issued a new and more comprehensive scorecard that rates state accomplishment on multiple efficiency policy and program initiatives. These include utility program...
(Document - 6/1/2007)
Florida is one of the most rapidly growing states in the country. In addition, the state has a particularly vulnerable energy infrastructure due to its lack of indigenous resources and stretched supply lines. This report looks at the potential for...
(Press Release - 3/6/2007)
Austin, Texas — A new study released today shows that a combination of energy efficiency and onsite renewable energy resources, coupled with expanded demand response programs, can meet Texas’s growing electricity needs and save consumers money at...
(Document - 3/1/2007)
Texas, among the fastest growing states in the country, is facing an energy crisis as it strives to meet its electricity needs. This report reviews energy projections; assesses the potential for energy efficiency, combined heat and power, demand...
(Press Release - 2/5/2007)
Tallahassee, Florida — A major new study released today shows that a combination of energy efficiency and renewable energy can reduce Florida’s future electricity needs by almost half (45%) over the next 15 years. The study shows that implementing...
(Press Release - 1/3/2007)
Washington, D.C. — Today the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released a new report, Survey of Emissions Models for Distributed Combined Heat and Power Systems.  The report reviews existing models’ attempts to quantify or...
(Document - 1/1/2007)
Despite the multitude of benefits, relatively few tools exist for estimating the regional emissions implications of a combined heat and power (CHP) system, or for predicting how CHP will affect constrained transmission systems or distributed...
(Press Release - 8/8/2006)
Washington, D.C. — Individual utility interconnection and tariff practices continue to be significant barriers faced by combined heat and power (CHP) projects, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s (ACEEE) new report...
(Document - 8/1/2006)
Although many states have been making notable progress on combined heat and power (CHP) policies, significant barriers continue to hinder the realization of CHP’s nationwide potential.; In particular, individual utility policies and practices,...
(Document - 4/1/2006)
Some contend that industry did all the cost-effective efficiency in the 1980s while efficiency advocates contend that efficiency is continually recreated. This report looks at trends in industrial energy efficiency from the 1970s to today,...