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Potential for Energy Efficiency, Demand Response, and Onsite Renewable Energy to Meet Texas's Growing Electricity Needs


March 1, 2007

Research Report E073

Authors:

Neal Elliott, Maggie Eldridge, Anna Shipley, John "Skip" Laitner, and Steve Nadel, ACEEE; Alison Silverstein, Independent Consultant; Bruce Hedman, Energy and Environmental Analysis, Inc.; Mike Sloan, Virtus Energy Research Associates, Inc.

Description:

Texas, among the fastest growing states in the country, is facing an energy crisis as it strives to meet its electricity needs. This report reviews energy projections; assesses the potential for energy efficiency, combined heat and power, demand response and renewable energy; and proposes a suite of policies that could meet the state’s growing energy needs.