08 Aug '18, 3pm

Michigan example, massive benefits #cleanjobsmidwest

Despite recent challenges and setbacks for energy efficiency in the Midwest, promising advances are also taking place. Perhaps most notable is the story unfolding in Michigan, where smart policy decisions over the past decade have already led to utility efficiency programs that will reduce utility costs statewide by more than $9 billion, with even greater efforts committed earlier this spring. Then in June, one of the state’s two major utilities filed a resource plan that would double its rate of program savings over the next two decades. Here’s a bit of the backstory: The “modern era” of utility energy efficiency in Michigan began in 2008, after a decade of literally no utility EE programs. The enactment of legislation (PA 295) created an energy efficiency resource standard (EERS), increasing up to 1% savings per year by 2012. After eight years of successfully meeting tho...

Full article: http://aceee.org/blog/2018/08/good-news-midwest-michigan-...

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