Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

Energy Efficiency

REED Renderings Issue #4: Taking a Deeper Look at New REED Data

Welcome to the first REED Rendering issue of 2017 where we bring your attention to interesting trends that we see in the data and the stories behind those trends.

Shrinking Barriers to Increase Energy Savings in Multifamily Buildings Nationwide

Recently five collaborating Regional Energy Efficiency Organizations (REEOs) - NEEP, MEEA, SPEER, SWEEP and SEEA - published a white paper entitled, “Multifamily Energy Efficiency Retrofits: Barriers and Opportunities for Deep Energy Savings.” The paper, supported by a grant from the MacArthur Foundation, is a comprehensive...

Posted In: Buildings

The Policy Tracker: December 2016

EM&V Related Policy Developments - Regional and NARUC

Yes, it’s already mid-December; that time of year best known for office holiday parties, well-deserved vacation time, and — perhaps most importantly — the big push to make end-of-year deadlines. Just in case the holiday season has you either with your head in the clouds or your nose to the grindstone, you can read on for a summary of the latest on energy efficiency policies in the NEEP region.

 

Stronger Together: Why the Slogan Still Resonates for the Northeast’s Energy Efficient Clean Energy Revolution

Stronger Together - 2016 Election and the Future of Energy Efficiency

With a harsh, divisive election season behind us, the voters have spoken, and change is a coming to America. But what kind of change? What will a Trump administration mean for our children, our nation and for the clean energy future that so many of our region’s state and local leaders have committed to?

A “YUGE” Deal in NY: Con Edison Settlement Signals Move toward Funding EE in the Rates

Con Edison

Tucked away at the bottom of page 81 in Con Edison’s recent 120 page settlement agreement lies a sentence that will likely alter the course of energy efficiency programs in the state:

Posted In: Policy News

The Policy Tracker: Fall 2016

Policy Tracker: Fall 2016

As the days grow shorter, the broader electric grid is now on entering its shoulder months, a time of rest and repair for the electric grid with few forecasted peaking events. Yet, while the grid is beginning to show signs of cooling, the energy efficiency landscape remains red hot. Read on below for the latest state-by-state summaries…

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A Look Inside: Northeast Governors & Eastern Canadian Premiers Continue to Extol Energy Efficiency as the Leading Pathway to Carbon Reduction Goals

NEGECP 2016 Conference

On August 28, NEEP’s executive director, Sue Coakley, attended the New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers (NEG/ECP) 40th Conference. The annual conference allows the opportunity for the Northeast Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers to discuss mutual issues concerning energy, economic development, trade, and public health.

#EEDay2016 Was a Chance to Celebrate our Silent Superhero

Recyclops

Disclaimer: If you’re here to read about the latest cool and sexy innovation in the energy industry, you’re going to be disappointed.

I’m not going to talk about Elon Musk’s newest adventures in electric vehicles (or trips to Mars) or the latest groundbreaking efforts of New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision proceeding. Instead, I’m going to spend the next 600 words praising energy efficiency – the...

REED Renderings Issue #2: The PJM Interconnection Generation Capacity Auction

Welcome to the second issue of REED Renderings where we bring our readers attention to interesting trends in REED data and the stories behind those trends in the context of relevant events. In this issue, we discuss the recent PJM...

The Policy Tracker: August 2016

energy efficiency policy tracker

With summer in full swing and the mercury rising almost as high as system loads, now is the perfect time for a brief review of the latest in energy efficiency policies and proceedings throughout the region. We’re closely monitoring New York’s CEAC processes, while also keeping an eye on key regulatory...