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Webinar (video)

Value Added: Measuring the Health Benefits of Energy Efficiency and Renewables

Although the health benefits of reducing criteria pollutants have been quantified in numerous studies, putting a value on how energy efficiency and renewable energy reduce these pollutants and provide health benefits has been more technically challenging. As a result, most cost-effectiveness analyses leave it out, and energy planning typically values the benefits at zero. A...

Presentation December 5, 2019

Value Added: Measuring the Health Benefits of Energy Efficiency and Renewables

By Emma Zinsmeister, Jim Lazar, Nancy Seidman

In a webinar presentation, Emma Zinsmeister of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency explained more about the EPA's innovative new "benefits per kilowatt-hour" tool for quantifying the health benefits of energy efficiency and renewables, and RAP’s Jim Lazar and Nancy Seidman offered ways in which policymakers can ensure that this public-health value is refle...

Air Quality and Multi-Pollutant Strategies, Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Pricing and Rate Design, Renewable Energy Policies Download View Summary