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Presentation October 17, 2019

Energy Efficiency, Decarbonization, and Electrification

By Ken Colburn

​​At an American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy conference in Minneapolis, Ken Colburn emphasized the evolving interplay of energy efficiency and electrification in meeting decarbonization goals....

Distributed Generation, Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary
Presentation October 17, 2019

Energy Efficiency: Restoring Scenic Beauty

By Nancy Seidman

​At an American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy conference in Minneapolis, Nancy Seidman joined Tricia Treece of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality to highlight Arkansas' cutting edge regional haze plan, which incorporates emissions reductions from energy efficiency programs as a valid control measure....

Air Quality and Multi-Pollutant Strategies, Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary
Report October 16, 2019

Integrated Distribution Planning for Electric Utilities: Guidance for Public Utility Commissions

The integration of distributed energy resources into the electric power system is profoundly changing how we plan, build and operate the system. These new resources pose a challenge and an opportunity for distribution utilities, transmission system operators, retail energy suppliers and regulators. This manual, produced by a committee of volunteers associated wit...

Distributed Generation, Distribution Resource Planning, Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Integrating Demand and Supply Resources, Role of Regulatory Institutions Download View Summary
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Webinar (video)

Electric vehicle grid integration policies to benefit consumers

Please accept all cookies below to watch this video. Electric vehicles can unlock extensive value for consumers, the grid and the environment — if we integrate them strategically into the power system. In this webinar from the International Energy Agency’s User-Centred Energy Systems programme, Dr. Julia Hildermeier and Christos Kolokathis explore three key strategies for...

Policy Brief October 11, 2019

Elektrofahrzeuge, Ladeinfrastruktur und das Stromsystem in Kalifornien

By Julia Hildermeier, Jessica Shipley, Andreas Jahn

Die USA und insbesondere Kalifornien haben bei der Integration von Elektrofahrzeugen einen Vorsprung gegenüber Deutschland. Zum einen beruht dieser auf der größeren Anzahl von Elektrofahrzeugen, zum anderen auf den unterschiedlichen Regulierungsansätze. In dieser Kurzstudie wird diskutiert, welche Erfahrungen hiervon auf Deutschland übertragbar sind, beziehu...

Electric Vehicles, Energy Resource Planning, Pricing and Rate Design Download View Summary
Report October 10, 2019

The Economics of Distributed Energy Resources

By David Littell, Jessica Shipley, Wang Xuan, Camille Kadoch, Carl Linvill, John Shenot, John Brautigam

The rapid growth in distributed energy resources (DERs) has delivered benefits for residential customers, businesses and utilities. This accelerating worldwide spread has also created a challenge that regulators recognize: how to determine the value of these resources for the grid, for customers and for the public as a whole and then how to measure benefits and c...

Demand Response, Distributed Generation, Storage, and EVs Download View Summary
Policy Brief October 10, 2019

Closing the loopholes: Assessment of the potential impact of tax measures on energy savings claimed under Article 7 of the EED

By Jan Rosenow, Stefan Scheuer

Several studies have shown that energy and carbon taxes play an important role in many EU Member States for meeting their energy savings obligation under Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive for the period from 2014 to 2020. Often, countries introduced those taxes decades ago and have not updated them since. The Regulatory Assistance Project, together wit...

Energy Efficiency Program Design, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary
Presentation October 10, 2019

Redefining Efficiency to Eliminate Climate Pollution

By Joni Sliger

​In a presentation at a Renewable Energy Vermont conference in Burlington, Joni Sliger discussed new considerations for efficiency in light of the all-fuels energy optimization needed to effectively reduce climate pollution....

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Greenhouse Gas Management, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary
Presentation October 9, 2019

Beneficial Electrification: Up, Up, and Away!

By Ken Colburn

​At Hoosier Energy's Electrify Indiana event in Bloomington, Ken Colburn emphasized the multiple opportunities beneficial electrification offers energy cooperatives to best meet the needs of members, the environment, and the grid....

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Integrated Resource Planning, Pricing and Rate Design Download View Summary