ACEEE Report Takes Census of Net-to-Gross Approaches Nationwide

Building Efficiency

Net savings issue continues to evolve

Fierce Energy, January 16, 2014

One of the most prominent and longstanding technological, conceptual and policy challenges in the field of utility energy efficiency has been determining a program’s net savings impacts.

In order to help policymakers, regulators, and utilities better understand this issue and how their peers are addressing it, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) conducted a national review of state approaches to the issue. They surveyed all 50 states and the District of Columbia, reviewed a large amount of recent industry literature and conducted interviews with national energy efficiency program evaluation experts.

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