Mon, 08/17/2015 - 13:03 | Jennifer Skerker | Comment
After many years of successful yet limited energy efficiency programs, New Hampshire is taking concrete steps to ramp up its investments in energy efficiency, likely through the creation of an Energy Efficiency Resource Standard (EERS).
With the EPA’s announcement of final rules under 111(d), we turn the page toward a cleaner, healthier, economically vibrant power sector. At NEEP, we’re fortunate to operate within a region which has time and time again proven that energy efficiency can be...
Editor's Note: Subsequent to this article's publication, ConEdison's draft ETIP filing outlined performance incentives between five and ten percent of the their program portfolio, according to how cost-effectively savings are achieved within pre-set program budgets.
Somewhere at the intersection of technological innovations, policy debates, and utility regulation lies the subject of energy efficiency. To help tackle such an interdisciplinary field, NEEP’s policy team was fortunate enough to welcome a fledgling engineer into our midst for an internship during the spring of 2015.
The energy policy world was abuzz during early 2015 over the potential impact of a landmark proceeding at the New York State Public Service Commission. Utilities, State Utility Commissions, consumer advocates, and others were awaiting a key order in New York State’s “Reforming the Energy Vision.” On February 26, 2015, the New York State Public Service Commission delivered their long awaited...
NEEP’s 2015 Regional Roundup confirms that we’re seeing a changing landscape in the world of energy efficiency. Make no mistake about it—the ground is shifting nationally and the Northeast-Mid-Atlantic region is not invulnerable to these shifts in energy efficiency focus and practice.