This paper reviews the issues and approaches involved in considering and adopting cost-effectiveness tests for energy efficiency.
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In this report, McKinsey & Company offers a detailed analysis of the magnitude of the potential for improved efficiency in non-transportation uses of energy; a thorough assessment of the barriers that impede the capture of greater efficiency; and an outline of practical solutions available t
This multinational research project report investigates demand-side management (DSM) measures that may provide viable alternatives to augmentation of electricity networks and also provide network operational services.
This multinational research project investigates demand-side management (DSM) measures that may provide viable alternatives to augmentation of electricity networks and also provide network operational services.
This resource evaluates utility rebate programs, sponsored by 59 utilities that provide rewards for the purchase of energy-efficient appliances and lighting products, space-conditioning systems, and motors.
To provide a wider perspective on utility and customer experience with real-time pricing (RTP), this report surveyed 43 optional RTP programs offered in 2003, interviewed RTP program managers and other utility staff, and reviewed publicly available sources, including key regulatory documents and
This resource presents the preliminary results of five case studies conducted at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory involving innovative demand response programs.
This International Energy Agency's Demand-Side Management (DSM) Programme was charged with studying issues surrounding the integration of energy efficiency, distributed generation, renewable energy resources and energy storage technologies—both locally and globally—to maximize the value of the r
To align utilities and consumers’ interests, this report presents three incentive methods that have emerged to foster energy efficiency: shared savings, bonus return on equity, and energy service company. A fourth incentive method, virtual power plant, is being proposed by Duke Energy.
This report examines the findings of the U.S.