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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

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: January 2008

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

In addition to the four major utilities that provide most of the electrical power in Germany, there are 700 local utilities, mostly municipal power companies.

Source: European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
Date: January 2009

This paper examines the ways different European Union (EU) member states, including the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Denmark and Belgium, have implemented energy supplier obligations and white certificate programs and how different designs have impacted the results.

Source: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Date: August 2010

This report examines the findings of the U.S.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States Department of Energy
Date: July 2008

This paper describes how California (CA)'s investor-owned utilities (IOUs) promoted emerging technologies from 1997 to 2000 to increase energy efficiency in the buildings sector.

Source: United States Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Date: July 2000

This paper attempts to answer the following questions: What is new about the recent raft of white certificate energy efficiency schemes and is there anything that makes them more effective than the older approaches?

Source: Energy Efficiency
Date: September 2008

This resource presents demand response (DR) potential results from top-performing programs in the United States and Canada, as well as a DR potential survey instrument for residential direct load control programs. It also summarizes computer modelling approaches to estimating DR potential.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: July 2005

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

The document sets out the equations necessary to calculate the star rating index for appliances that carry an energy label in Australia. Equations for new air conditioner and refrigerator algorithms from April 2010 are included.

Source: Australian Energy Efficient Strategies (EES) for the Equipment Energy Efficiency Committee (E3)
Date: May 2009