March means that we are reaching a critical time in the year for energy efficiency policy, particularly in state legislatures. This week’s Policy Tracker lists some of the policy areas that NEEP has been engaged on over the last few months.
Recent NEEP Policy Work: Oil Heat Energy Efficiency Programs, Building Energy Rating policies in Connecticut and Maine, Energy Codes Advocacy, and Connecticut's 2012 Integrated Resources Plan (IRP).
Other Notable Policy Developments: Maine Bill LD 1864, Pennsylvania Energy Efficiency Program Extension, and New Jersey RGGI bills.
Worth Reading: ASAP "Efficiency Boom" report, Deutsche Bank Climate Advisers on U.S. Building Retrofit Opportunities, and Environment America on building energy efficiency as a key to reducing carbon emissions.
For the full version, see NEEP's Policy Tracker page.