2 Oct

Energy efficiency’s not so easy anymore — but the potential is still enormous


A new report published by ACEEE focuses on combining technologies available beyond just the low hanging fruit such as lighting to look at ways utilities will need to shape future efficiency incentive programs.

The report examined 18 energy efficiency measures, including a dozen capable of saving at least 1% of 2030 electricity sales.  Though the analysis assumes a “pretty significant program push” from efficiency administrators, when taken in aggregate, the shows midpoint savings of 22% and even on the low end a 15% reduction. Read more