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


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New Funding for Energy Efficiency Research Projects

In partnership with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, The E2e Project is pleased to announce four research proposals that have been selected to receive funding for innovative economic research on critical and novel energy efficiency issues.  

With the goal of building a robust body of knowledge about how energy efficiency investments perform in the real world, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is allocating over $1 million to fund these four promising and policy-relevant research projects.

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In the News


Prof. Michael Greenstone to Lead Becker Friedman Institute

Michael Greenstone in UChicago News


Nudging Away from Personal Choice

Hunt Allcott, Lucas Davis, and Michael Greenstone in Reg Blog


How Utilities Can Become Efficiency Innovators

Maximilian Auffhammer in Greentech Media

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