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The Policy Tracker: May 2017

EM&V Related Policy Developments - Regional and NARUC

Public policy is in full swing this spring. Read on for a summary of the latest energy efficiency policies in the NEEP region.

Celebrating Earth Day With a NEEP Intern

Education is the foundation for progress. We need to build global thinking on the concept of climate change, and build more awareness of its unprecedented threat to our planet. We need to inspire action in defense of environmental protection. At NEEP, we do this every day, most especially around Earth Day.

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The Policy Tracker: March 2017

EM&V Related Policy Developments - Regional and NARUC

March snow turns to April showers, which leads to May flowers, right? This March, snow may be slowing some of us down in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, but that is not the case for policy developments. Public utility commissions and state legislatures are in full swing with an ample amount of advances since the last policy tracker.

New York

The commission has been busy in New York. Take a look at these recently-...

The Policy Tracker: February 2017

EM&V Related Policy Developments - Regional and NARUC

It may have taken a few months of frigid weather, but the snow is finally flying here in the Northeast. At the same time, we’re seeing a flurry of bills from recently convened legislative sessions in the NEEP states, as well as some developments of interest on the regulatory front. Read on for a summary of the latest on energy efficiency policies in the NEEP region.

 

Remembering Dr. Art Rosenfeld

The energy efficiency industry and the world lost a parent, a gifted scientist, and a change-agent last week, with the passing of Dr. Art Rosenfeld.

We take this opportunity to celebrate his life and contributions, and to express our personal as well as professional appreciation for this wonderful and influential member of the energy efficiency family.

NEEP, whose mission embraces the advancement...

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 exploration of the...

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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:

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