Energy Data

(Blog Post - 7/7/2014)
After work, to unwind, I like to turn on the TV. There is just something about watching people escape from zombies or write 1960s advertising slogans that takes my mind off my day’s work. After I’m all caught up on the soapy cable dramas, though, I...
(Local Toolkit - 7/3/2014)
Click here to download a PDF version of this toolkit The amount of electricity and fuel a building uses is recorded using meters. Utilities collect this information and use it to bill their customers. When tracked over time, the data provide...
(Blog Post - 6/24/2014)
If you’ve gone for a jog or visited your neighborhood gym recently, you may have noticed new accessories popping up amid the sea of iPhones and earbuds. There’s a good chance that some of your fellow runners or gym goers have been using wearable...
(Blog Post - 5/5/2014)
State and local governments are laboratories for innovation in energy efficiency policies and programs. Policymakers, regulators, and citizens at all levels increasingly recognize that energy efficiency is crucially important to their economies and...
(Press Release - 3/25/2014)
Energy Efficiency Costs Utilities 2 to 3 Times Less Than Traditional Power Sources; Average of 2.8 Cents per Kilowatt Hour Washington, D.C.—According to a new report released today by ACEEE, energy efficiency is the cheapest method of providing...
(Document - 3/25/2014)
As efficiency programs gain wider traction as a utility resource, the need increases in step for high-quality, comprehensive and consistent data metrics on energy efficiency program costs and cost-effectiveness. In this report we review utility-...
(Blog Post - 1/7/2014)
As 2013 draws to a close, it's useful to reflect back on the past year and look forward to the coming one. Despite political and economic headwinds, the states and federal and local governments continued to make progress on energy efficiency...
(Document - 8/31/2012)
This fact sheet provides information on the variety of energy efficiency policies available to local governments. Local policies related to energy efficiency—those implemented at the scale of a municipality, county, or metropolitan region—can...
(Blog Post - 11/22/2011)
What energy efficiency policies make sense for your community? This question is not  always easy to answer. Energy efficiency can be a complex topic. It is made more difficult because there are few one-size-fits-all solutions for every  project,...
(Blog Post - 9/16/2011)
The 2012 Farm Bill is still several months away from really heating up, but we are already starting to think about what our priorities should be.  Given today’s political climate, it seems likely that there will be some deep funding cuts compared to...