Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

Energy Efficiency

Reflecting on the History of Energy Efficiency, While Looking to the Future

It’s been 20 years since utility companies, policymakers and efficiency leaders got together to form what would become “the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships” (NEEP). In 2016, as we navigate a period of rapid change in the energy landscape, NEEP looks back on the maturation of efficiency and how far the nation, the region and the industry have come in embracing efficiency as a resource that can help enable the energy...

Can Maryland Hold the Line on its Commitments to Energy Efficiency?

In a move that positioned Maryland as a national leader on energy efficiency, last June the Maryland Public Service Commission issued an Order extending the state’s successful EmPOWER Maryland programs while also directing program administrators to develop comprehensive gas...

The Policy Tracker: May 2016

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Spring has sprung, and it’s time for the latest edition of NEEP’s Policy Tracker. We’re closely watching Maryland’s EmPOWER proceedings after indications of a possible rollback of efficiency programs, while positive developments on the regulatory front are moving New Hampshire and Delaware closer to full program implementation. Read on for more…

The Policy Tracker: March 2016

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While some may view it as “the winter that wasn’t,” early 2016 in fact hosted a flurry of energy efficiency program approvals and policy shakeups, both at the state and federal level.

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A Look at the Valuable Investment of Energy Efficiency

This post was written by Liz Gamache, Director of Efficiency Vermont, and was ...

Next-Generation Utility Programs: How M&V 2.0 is Enabling a “Negawatt” Market

This post was written by Ellen Franconi, PhD who is a manager at the Rocky Mountain Institute.

Learning From the Best: New SEE Action Resources Help Tap Potential, Deliver Customer Value

The industrial sector represents more than 40 percent of total energy use in the buildings sector, spending more than $20 billion annually in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic region alone. Industrial efficiency programs have some of the lowest cost of saved energy, meeting demand for as little as 3 ¢/kwh. Yet it is estimated that only 46 percent of industrial facilities engage in energy efficiency programs — leaving a...

The Policy Tracker: A final Look for 2015

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With the legislative sessions in most states drawn to a close, but active regulatory dockets with many of our region’s regulatory commissions, NEEP’s December 2015 Policy Tracker provides a succinct overview of what our team considers to be the most important ongoing regulatory news in each jurisdiction.

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