Are Government Energy Efficiency Mandates Ineffective?

May 26, 2015
Government energy efficiency mandates–especially those relating to appliances–are clunky and ineffective, says Ted Gayer, Brookings Institution vice president of economic studies.

Government energy efficiency mandates–especially those relating to appliances–are clunky and ineffective, says Ted Gayer, Brookings Institution vice president of economic studies. The costs outweigh the benefits, he says. It would make more economic sense to tax energy use or companies that produce pollution.

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Exploring the Potential of Community Microgrids Through Three Innovative Case Studies

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How Utilities Can Be Microgrid Leaders

PXiSE Energy Solutions explores how microgrids can help utilities leverage diverse DER to better serve their customers and reposition themselves in the energy supply value chain...