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This document discusses how decoupling can be a win-win strategy to both utility companies and their customers by breaking the link between electricity and gas sales and revenue.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory, United States Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Sentech
Date: July 2009

This paper reviews the issues and approaches involved in considering and adopting cost-effectiveness tests for energy efficiency.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency, Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc., Regulatory Assistance Project
Date: November 2008

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

Source: McKinsey & Company
Date: July 2009

This report is intended to help policymakers learn about the best and worst practices in net metering and interconnection policies. Freeing the Grid analyzes each state’s approach and the likelihood of success in achieving the goals of these policies.

Source: Network for New Energy Choices
Date: December 2010

This handbook is intended for listing organizations, companies and institutions that are instrumental in the project development process.

Source: World Energy Council
Date: April 2004

This paper provides a global overview of past market experience, existing applications and results of policies and programs for renewable energy.

Source: Annual Review of Energy and the Environment
Date: January 2002

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.

Source: The Electricity Journal
Date: March 2008

This website presents an overview of total installed wind energy capacity in Spain per year from 2000 to 2010. The page also presents the main market developments from 2010; a policy summary; a discussion of the revision in feed-in tariffs in 2010; and a future market outlook.

Source: Global Wind Energy Council

This report contains an overview of renewable energy and energy efficiency (RE/EE) legislation and policies in China at the national level along with examples of RE/EE activities in the provinces, several major municipalities and some autonomous regions.

Source: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership, University of Warwick
Date: January 2010

This website hosts Energy Star; a labelling program begun in the United States by the U.S.

Source: Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency