Evidence for Action on Energy Efficiency

The E2e Project is a joint initiative of the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Chicago, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

World class researchers tackling the energy efficiency gap

E2e has built a community of top tier researchers pursuing the frontier of energy efficiency research.

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Research that influences

E2e policy briefs summarize research results and provide clear, actionable recommendations to policy-makers and practitioners.

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A growing body of evidence

With several recently-launched and on-going projects, E2e researchers are analyzing all aspects of the energy efficiency gap.

Energy efficiency is a central component of climate and energy policies

“I’m also issuing a new goal for America: let’s cut in half the energy wasted by our homes and businesses over the next twenty years…"

– President Obama, State of the Union Address, February 2013


Featured Faculty

Catherine Wolfram

University of California, Berkeley

Catherine Wolfram, a leader in energy and environmental economics and a faculty director of The E2e Project, was recently appointed to be the next director of the Environmental and Energy Economics (EEE) program at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). The organization provides economists a unique environment in which to present new and evolving research through conferences and a distinguished working papers series. NBER is also known for defining recessions in the U.S. economy.

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In the News


Trials to Shift Usage to Off-Peak Hours

Frank Wolak in The Straits Times


Why are Greens Opposing a Carbon Tax?

Chris Knittel in Environment & Energy Publishing

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