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Getting the Biggest Bang for the Buck: Exploring the Rationales and Design Options for Energy Efficiency Financing Programs

Many state policymakers and utility regulators have established aggressive energy efficiency (EE) savings targets which will necessitate investing billions of dollars in existing buildings – and tax payer and utility bill payer funding is a small fraction of the total … Continue reading

21. November 2017 by Ben S
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Energy efficiency technologies and programs 

Energy efficiency technologies and programs  : hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Innovation of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, June 21, 2007. For More Info and Amazon Sale … Continue reading

06. October 2017 by Ben S
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Energy efficiency :better coordination among Federal programs needed to allocate testing resources : report to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, U.S. Senate.

” The federal government has established three key programs to encourage energy efficiency in household appliances and consumer electronics sold in the United States: (1) federal minimum efficiency standards, led by DOE; (2) EnergyGuide, which requires product labeling and is … Continue reading

07. August 2017 by Ben S
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Policies and Programs for Sustainable Energy Innovations: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management)

This volume features research and case studies across a variety of industries to showcase technological innovations and policy initiatives designed to promote renewable energy and sustainable economic development. The first section focuses on policies for the adoption of renewable energy … Continue reading

15. May 2017 by Ben S
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2012 Smart Grid System Report to Congress – Smart Electric Meters, Renewables Integration, Electric Cars and Vehicles, Transmission Automation, Grants and Programs, Cyber Security, Energy Efficiency

This comprehensive energy department report presented to Congress in February 2012 provides unique insight into the ongoing effort to update and modernize America’s electric utility system. A smart grid uses digital technology to improve the reliability, security, and efficiency of … Continue reading

16. April 2017 by Ben S
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Policies and Programs for Sustainable Energy Innovations: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management)

This volume features research and case studies across a variety of industries to showcase technological innovations and policy initiatives designed to promote renewable energy and sustainable economic development. The first section focuses on policies for the adoption of renewable energy … Continue reading

27. November 2016 by Ben S
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The Future of Utility Customer-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs in the United States: Projected Spending and Savings to 2025

We develop projections of future spending on, and savings from, energy efficiency programs funded by electric and gas utility customers in the United States, under three scenarios through 2025. Our analysis, which updates a previous LBNL study, relies on detailed … Continue reading

28. September 2016 by Ben S
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Improving Energy Efficiency in Industrial Energy Systems: An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Barriers, Energy Audits, Energy Management, Policies, and Programs (Green Energy and Technology)

Industrial energy efficiency is one of the most important means of reducing the threat of increased global warming. Research however states that despite the existence of numerous technical energy efficiency measures, its deployment is hindered by the existence of various … Continue reading

02. July 2016 by Ben S
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Energy Efficiency in Water and Wastewater Facilities A Guide to Developing and Implementing Greenhouse Gas Reduction Programs

Saving energy through energy efficiency improve- ments can cost less than generating, transmitting, and distributing energy from power plants, and provides multiple economic and environmental benefits. Energy savings can reduce operating costs for local govern- ments, freeing up resources for … Continue reading

08. March 2016 by Ben S
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