This study reports on the results of an assessment of the benefits of energy efficiency for California. It looks at trends in California energy consumption, including energy demand and reliability. It also examines the economic and environmental impacts of energy efficiency improvements in the commercial and industrial sectors. Finally, it looks at the impacts on households, particularly low-income households, of improvements in residential energy efficiency.
Table of Contents
Trends in California Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency in the Industrial and Commercial Sectors and Economic Growth
Benefits of Energy Efficiency in the Residential Sector
Excerpts of Relative Legislation
Forecasting Methodology: Calculating the Value of Energy Intensity to the California Economy
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