Collection of Outside Databases,
Organizations, & Blogs
This database collects some of the best resources on energy efficiency law and policy.
Energy Efficiency Databases and Libraries
Regulatory Assistance Project
RAP is a nonprofit focused on long-term sustainability through energy solutions.
Recommended reading list: Provides guides for regulators, utility companies, and environmental advocates for understanding energy regulations in the U.S. and internationally. Information on energy efficiency, utility regulations, compliance, and energy pricing can be found.
American Council for an Energy Efficient Environment
The ACEEE is a nonprofit organization that works to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, behaviors, and investments.
Library provides presentations, papers, and reports published by ACEEE
Energy Efficiency Policy Database searchable by state is also available
Colorado State Advanced Energy Legislation Tracker
Colorado State University’s Center for the New Energy Economy (CNEE) has designed the Advanced Energy Legislation (AEL) Tracker to track the more than 2,100 bills under consideration in state legislatures that could change the way Americans produce, buy and use energy.
Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency
DSIRE is a source for state, local, utility, and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.
The library provides peports, papers, articles, and presentations published mostly by DSIRE staff, with some governmental and private sector reports.
Department of Energy
Washington State University Energy Library
Full-service library dedicated to energy-related research. Includes books, reports, government documents, trade journals, newsletter, and access to electronic databases
Publications and technical reports from NYSERDA
Database for Energy Efficient Resources
California Energy Commission and California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) sponsored database designed to provide well-documented estimates of energy and peak demand savings values, measure costs, and effective useful life all with one data source.
International Energy Agency
Energy efficiency publications
Institute for Energy Efficiency
Provides current information and resource on news, events, and new technologies related to energy efficiency
SCCCL Public Utility Commission Handbook Bibliography
Detailed bibliography from a handbook written by a group of law students under the supervision of SCCCL Deputy Director Shelley Welton examining the range of legal and regulatory tools that state public utility commissions have to promote energy efficiency. Intended as a resource for commissions, staff, and advocates, the handbook examines the breadth of strategies that PUCs have at their disposal, including both direct energy efficiency policies, and methods of incorporating energy efficiency concerns into other areas of PUC decision-making
Energy Efficiency Blogs