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Research Report U946 - October 1, 1994
To meet Clean Air Act requirements for 2000, PSI Energy, a major midwestern utility, must reduce its sulphur oxide emissions by 30% below 1990 levels or buy additional emission allowances. This report discusses how current and proposed DSM programs can play a substantial role in PSI's Clean...
Research Report U943 - August 1, 1994
This report is an introduction to business aspects of demand-side management at electric utilities. Geared towards students or those who are new to DSM, this compilation of current literature lays a foundation that will facilitate comprehension of more complex DSM issues. A DSM glossary is...
Research Report IE945 - June 1, 1994
This study assesses the potential for energy savings and carbon emissions reduction by increasing the recycled content of energy-intensive materials. Aluminum, steel, paper, plastics, and container glass are considered. Government policies to encourage higher recycling rates and increased...
Research Report U932 - June 1, 1994
This major study examines the economic potential for gas efficiency savings in the service areas of three New York State gas utilities. It includes an examination of the economics of converting from electricity to natural gas for various end-uses as well as utility experience with gas efficiency...
Research Report U945 - June 1, 1994
Most utility forecasts assume that present building codes and equipment efficiency standards will not change. However, federal and state laws ensure that codes and standards will become more stringent. This paper provides predictions about future codes and standards for particular products and...
Research Report U944 - April 1, 1994
The analysis in this study provides regulators with a solid empirical basis for evaluating rate impact claims. It analyzes data on rate impacts of DSM programs, including the level of utility DSM expenditures, how DSM expenses are recovered, and factors that are linked to high and low rate...
White Paper - March 31, 1994
The use of rubberized pavement appears to offer a unique opportunity to take a major waste problem generated by the transportation sector and use it to reduce the consumption of resources (including materials and energy) by the same sector, while achieving significant performance benefits.
Research Report E943 - March 1, 1994
This report discusses an analyzes six major initiatives to supplement the Clinton Administration’s Climate Change Action Plan. By adopting these initiatives, the U.S. could reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels (or below) by 2000 and continue the downward trend in emissions...
Research Report ED943 - March 1, 1994
This evaluation of the macroeconomic benefits of the Clinton Administration's Climate Change Action Plan finds that lowering carbon emissions to 1990 levels by the year 2000 could generate a net employment increase of 157,000 jobs. This figure would rise to about 260,000 jobs by 2010.
Research Report E942 - February 1, 1994
This study examines future directions for market transformation efforts by utilities and governmental entities. Eight high-priority targets for new market transformation initiatives are identified based on potential energy savings, cost-effectiveness and the likelihood that intervention can make...

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