Energy Efficiency Collaboratives

September 29, 2015

Energy efficiency collaboratives vary greatly and are typically designed for a specific jurisdiction, making them hard to compare side by side. This guide seeks to highlight a few common elements and draw conclusions on the overall effectiveness of specific characteristics of collaboratives. This guide defines and examines four different types of collaboratives in terms of their origin, scope, decision-making method, membership, duration, available resources, and how they interact with and influence their respective commissions.

For more information contact:
Michael Li, U.S. Department of Energy
Niko Dietsch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Joe Bryson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Larry Mansueti, U.S. Department of Energy