Energy Data

(Blog Post - 4/15/2016)
Ever wondered just how much energy we consume to power our economy? To keep our buildings working, machines humming, and wheels running? Are we really energy smart as a country? ACEEE tracks a lot of data that could be used to help answer these...
(Document - 4/7/2016)
Energy efficiency savings have grown substantially in the past ten years, and national leaders in program administration have emerged as savings levels have increased. This report reviews annual program performance for 14 leading energy efficiency...
(Blog Post - 4/6/2016)
Electric energy efficiency programs have grown substantially in the last ten years. As they’ve grown, leaders have emerged. In our new report, Big Savers: Experiences and Recent History of Program Administrators Achieving High Levels of Energy...
(Blog Post - 4/1/2016)
“How much energy do cities use?” We get that question a lot. The answer is, excepting a few cities, we generally don’t know. Only a handful of cities publish their energy use, and while the Energy Information Administration collects and reports a...
(Blog Post - 3/25/2016)
Much like the proverbial ‘juice’ by which it’s often referred, electricity can go a long way for those who make a habit of squeezing every last drop of what they have. When everyone adopts this mindset, we all win, freeing up resources to dedicate...
(Blog Post - 3/24/2016)
There are over 25 million small enterprises that form the backbone of our national economy. They are critical to the health of local economies, generating well over half of net new private-sector jobs, according to the US Small Business...
(Blog Post - 3/18/2016)
Multiple studies looking at spending and savings across programs, over time and in multiple states, all show the same thing: energy efficiency is highly cost effective. Put another way, it keeps electricity affordable by meeting demand and...
(Blog Post - 3/18/2016)
We tend to talk about energy savings in two ways. There is the total annual impact of savings, made up of layers of savings from programs implemented in the past but still saving energy today, and there are incremental savings, or savings attributed...
(Document - 3/17/2016)
Looks at the results of three studies, all finding that including energy efficiency as part of state compliance plans will lower costs to ratepayers.  One study finds that an energy efficiency scenario reduced electric bills by 17%. Another study...
(Document - 3/17/2016)
Summarizes the results of studies by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, ACEEE and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the cost of energy efficiency programs. Finds that energy efficiency is consistently a lowest cost option for meeting...