Programs & Policy

M&V Data 2017 ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Using M&V Data to Target High-Potential Opportunities and Program Savings

Using M&V Data to Target High-Potential Opportunities and Program Savings

Lucy Neiman, ERS, for Zondits The International Energy Program Evaluation Conference (IEPEC) will be held August 7‒10 in Baltimore, MD, with presentations and workshops focusing on the topic “Making Ambitious Reductions Real: Accurate and Actionable Evaluation.” On Thursday, August 10, Amaury De La Cruz of Con Edison and Lucy Neiman of ERS will present a

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New Report on Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Shows Great Advancement

Natural gas efficiency has shown impressive advances, and the future looks promising American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, July 19, 2017 The majority of studies on utility-funded energy efficiency programs focus on electricity; natural gas traditionally receives much less attention. To help rectify this imbalance, today we are releasing a new report, Natural Gas Energy Efficiency:

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Ontario Increases Energy Efficiency Building Code Guidelines

Ontario’s new energy-efficiency rules could save homeowners money in long run The Globe and Mail, July 20, 2017 When Ian Roland and Linda Rothstein, who are partners in both law and marriage, decided to extensively renovate their home three years ago, they made green design a key priority, and not just because they wanted, as

Getting Commercial Customers to Invest in Energy Efficiency

A two-step approach to get commercial customers to act on energy efficiency Utility Dive, July 18, 2017 Many utilities struggle to engage their customers, especially hard-to-reach markets such as commercial real estate (CRE) customers. It’s not unusual, but why is this the case? Doesn’t it make sense to just implement energy efficiency measures when they

China Turns to Energy Efficiency to Improve Air Quality

Industrial Energy Efficiency Can Improve Air Quality The Energy Collective, July 19, 2017 Despite the Chinese government’s extensive efforts to improve air quality per the State Council’s “Ten Measures” Action Plan and implementation of regional air quality control measures, air pollution recently worsened in the Jing-Jin-Ji region (Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei). After months of consecutive improvement last

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BQDM Program Extended Beyond 2018

New York PSC extends Con Edison BQDM program The New York PSC yesterday extended and expanded Consolidated Edison’s Brooklyn Queens Demand Management (BQDM) program. The program saved ratepayers millions of dollars by cutting future energy demands while delaying or even eliminating the need for new infrastructure in the future. “BQDM is one of the best

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Shortfall In Funding Leads To Cut Backs On Energy-Efficiency Rebates

Some TEP customers left hanging as TEP cuts back on energy-efficiency rebates tuscon.com, June 11, 2017 Tucson Electric Power Co.’s decision to suspend its commercial energy-efficiency rebate programs for the rest of the year has left some customers in the lurch with projects they thought would qualify for the incentives. And TEP has reduced rebates

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Online Rebate Tool Implemented for HVAC Energy Efficient Systems

Rebates Offered to HVAC Contractors for Use of Energy Efficient Systems Energy Manager Today, June 21, 2017 An online, user-friendly rebate tool has been implemented recently that allows HVAC contractors to search for local and national rebates or incentives available on energy efficient light commercial LG air conditioning systems. Some rebates on energy efficient LG

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