An excerpt from Gary Epstein’s paper for ECEEE Summer Study 2015. For many energy efficiency and demand management programs, determination of immediate results can support the effort toward strategic planning and monitoring for infrastructure planning and emission reduction and mitigation. Impact and process evaluations on the traditional time scales (i.e., after the program cycle is […]
The first year of Ameren Missouri’s efficiency rebate program brought far more savings than regulators, consumer advocates and even the utility itself expected. But Ameren says it should get credit for even more, sparking opposition from the state’s consumer advocate in a case that could set a precedent for rules intended to push consumers and utilities to save energy.