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Research Report IE126 - December 10, 2012
This report provides an explanation of different types of institutional delivery models currently in place across the United States and Canada to acquire energy efficiency as a predictable and reliable resource for meeting existing and future energy demands. This examination and comparison of...
Collaborative Report - November 20, 2012
Building on a 2009 report, A Decade of Decoupling for US Energy Utilities summarizes the decoupling mechanisms utilities use and the rate adjustments they have made under those mechanisms. In total, the report estimates the retail rate impacts of 1244 decoupling mechanism adjustments since 2005....
Research Report IE125 - November 20, 2012
The federal tax code has provided some incentives to encourage energy efficiency since the 1970s. Currently, there are several provisions within the tax code that encourage energy efficiency in the residential and commercial sectors, and to a lesser extent, the industrial sector, but as a whole,...
Research Report T121 - November 15, 2012
A comprehensive approach to transportation energy efficiency at the federal, state, and local level must include a combination of strategies targeted at both vehicle fuel efficiency and travel behavior. While the federal government, together with certain states, has taken the lead on vehicle...
Research Report IE124 - October 25, 2012
After a prolonged recession, the U.S. economy is poised for recovery.  Economic rebound implies growth and renewal to accompany the ongoing evolution of energy markets, regulations, and technologies. Industrial modernization coincides with economic recovery and presents an opportunity to...
Presentation - October 17, 2012
Community-based social marketing (CBSM) is a concept that has received a lot of attention lately, but may not be particularly well understood across the entire energy efficiency community. In this webinar, we unpack and describe the core concepts and application of CBSM generally, citing specific...
White Paper - October 15, 2012
In the face of sustained high unemployment, policymakers continue to seek lasting solutions that will reenergize the American workforce and create permanent job opportunities. Energy efficiency catalyzes employment opportunities that draw upon the broad range of Americans’ skills. This...
Research Report E12D - October 10, 2012
This report reviews the energy efficiency efforts of electric utilities in the Southwest U.S. over the past decade and analyzes the potential for growing success over the next decade. ACEEE was a contributing author on the report and worked with SWEEP to analyze a comprehensive set of eighteen...
White Paper - October 10, 2012
Community-based social marketing (CBSM) is a concept that has received a lot of attention lately, but may not be particularly well understood across the entire energy efficiency community. This white paper is the first in a series of ACEEE papers discussing insights drawn from the social and...
Research Report E12C - October 3, 2012
Governors, legislators, regulators, and citizens are increasingly recognizing that energy efficiency is a critical state resource.  In fact, a great deal of the innovation in policies and programs that promote energy efficiency originates in states across the country.  The 2012 State...

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