Energy efficiency and demand response programs are the cleanest, least-cost way for utilities to meet growing demand for electricity. EERC is your first stop for information on how to launch or grow an energy efficiency program to help your residential, commercial and industrial customers use electricity more efficiently.
- The Association’s 2016 Comprehensive Survey of Energy Efficiency and Demand-Side Management at Public Power Utilities report is now available, Jan. 31, 2017
- Sens. Shaheen and Portman introduce a shorter version of their efficiency bill, Dec. 4, 2014
- SRP's new energy efficiency award helps utility interface with community, Nov. 4, 2014
- Gaming educates and engages electric customers, July 3, 2014
- Students learn how weather drives the cost of utility bills, June 2, 2014
- Broad coalition asks Senate to Shaheen-Portman bill to the floor for a vote, May 5, 2014
Energy Efficiency Database
Database of Utility Energy Efficiency, Demand Response & Renewables Projects
Need ideas for your EE & DR efforts? Search our database to see what energy efficiency, renewable resource and demand response programs other public power utilities have in place.
Have ideas to share? Upload information about your utility’s energy efficiency, renewable resource and demand response programs to share with your industry colleagues.
The Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED) Program is the only research and demonstration program funded by and for public power utilities. Established in 1980, DEED is dedicated to improving the operations and services of public power utilities by supporting and demonstrating innovative activities.
APPA DSM Research HQ
The APPA DSM Research HQ contains all the information you need to create successful DSM program design, implementation, and marketing. With this library of proven utility-leader research at your fingertips, you can create and market cost-effective and appealing DSM programs for your customers.
Want to subscribe to APPA DSM Research HQ? Contact us.
DSM Benchmarking Tools
Improve utility energy efficiency data reporting with the DSM Benchmarker and EIA-861 Schedule 6 Reporting Guide. New tools from DEED!
The DSM Benchmarker and EIA-861 Schedule 6 Reporting Guide resulted from an ambitious DEED-funded project to develop tools and training to assist public power utilities in responding to the U.S. Department of Energy’s EIA form 861-Schedule 6, a mandatory reporting to capture, nationwide, all utility energy efficiency.
APPA Academy offers a number of energy efficiency courses, webinars and workshops throughout the year as well as a certificate program.
For more information, go to these APPA Academy pages:
- Energy Efficiency Management Certificate Program
- Energy Efficiency Webinars
- Customer Connections Conference
- National Conference
APPA and other resources offer a wide variety of education, media, policy and advocacy resources and services to help utilities promote energy efficiency.