Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency
The Electricity Markets and Policy group conducts public-interest research and provides technical assistance to federal agencies, state and regional regulatory agencies and energy efficiency program administrators on the design, market potential, implementation strategies, analysis of enabling policies, and evaluation of ratepayer-funded and publicly-funded energy efficiency programs, as well as research on the energy service company (ESCO) industry performance and market trends.

The majority of our energy efficiency research and technical assistance focuses on the following areas:

  • Utility- and public-sector energy efficiency program design and implementation
  • Energy efficiency market and policy analysis and technical assistance
  • Utility sector energy efficiency business models
  • Evaluation, measurement and verification of energy efficiency impacts
  • ESCO industry performance and market trends

Related Projects

Related Publications



Zimring, Mark. Energy Efficiency Financing Program Implementation Primer. State & Local Energy Efficiency Action Network Financing Solutions Working Group, 2014.



Larsen, Peter H., Charles A. Goldman, Donald Gilligan, and Terry E. Singer. "Incorporating Non-energy Benefits into Energy Savings Performance Contracts." In 2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, California: ACEEE, 2012. Download: PDF (530 KB)