Energy Efficiency Program and Market Trends

Energy Efficiency Program and Market Trends

The Energy Technologies Area's (ETA's) energy-efficiency program and market trends research include technical, economic, and policy analysis to inform public and private decision-making on public interest issues related to utility-sector energy-efficiency programs and regulation, as well as government-funded energy-efficiency initiatives.

Our Berkeley Lab and ETA research in this area is focused on:

  • Energy-efficiency portfolio planning and market assessment
  • Design and implementation of a portfolio of energy-efficiency programs that achieve various policy objectives
  • Utility-sector energy-efficiency business models
  • Options for administering energy-efficiency programs
  • Evaluation, measurement and verification of energy-efficiency impacts
  • Energy service company (ESCO) industry and market trends and performance.