Promoting Nationwide Energy Efficiency Through Measurement and Performance-Based Rewards

2008 Performance Based State Efficiency Results

2008 Performance Based State Efficiency Results (Credit SERC)

Over the last two years, SERC has been engaged in energy efficiency policy analysis at the national scale. The National Resources Defense Council’s Center for Market Innovation contracted SERC to answer the question: Can progress in energy efficiency and energy conservation be tracked at the state level? If so, can a metric be developed to rank states and reward high performers? In short the answer is yes, but better data are needed before the government should begin to implement a program to reward states for energy performance.

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