Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives, 2005–2011: How Have They Performed?

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Rachel Gold and Steven Nadel


This report builds on and updates the information about the status of energy efficiency tax incentives in Assessing the Harvest: Implementation of the Energy Efficiency Provisions in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Gold and Nadel 2011). In assessing the efficacy of energy efficiency tax incentives, we tease out lessons learned and create a series of recommendations for those crafting energy efficiency tax incentives in 2011 and beyond.