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This report provides an analysis of the benefits, costs, effectiveness and challenges associated with implementing a demand-response program among commercial class customers located in five San Francisco Bay Area counties.

Source: California Energy Commission
Date: November 2010

This report identifies institutional factors that can influence fuel-switching policy in the Netherlands and provides recommendations for increasing fuel switching at the household level.

Source: ECOFYS
Date: February 2000

The objective of this report is to describe and analyse current approaches to include energy efficiency provisions in new building codes.

Source: International Energy Agency
Date: March 2008

This report presents the findings of a new assessment of the techno-economic and policy-related efficiency improvement potential in the North American building stock conducted as part of a wider appraisal of existing buildings in member states of the International Energy Agency.

Source: International Energy Agency, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Sustainable Energy Partnerships
Date: July 2007

This study evaluates energy efficiency trends and policies in more than 70 countries.

Source: World Energy Council
Date: January 2008

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

The RDEE Toolkit provides detailed program design and implementation guides for 10 broadly applicable energy efficiency programs across the residential and non–residential sectors.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
Date: December 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

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