rb The E2e Project

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 energy efficiency gap

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

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A helpful framework for understanding rebound

A policy brief on Severin Borenstein's study measuring the size of rebound and the net energy saved after an energy efficiency upgrade.

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Lowering low-income energy bills through education

E2e recently implemented a randomized control trial to measure the impact of education tools on residential energy bills.

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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Energy Efficiency Research Design Competition

Proposals Due December 31, 2015

The E2e Project is hosting an energy efficiency research design competition and seeks innovative proposals from junior faculty, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate Ph.D. students. E2e aims to encourage talented young researchers to work on energy efficiency issues. This solicitation is not open to tenured faculty. With generous funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the winner of the competition will receive $25,000 in seed funding to proceed with the proposed research. There is the potential for multiple awards if the pool of proposals is outstanding.

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In the News


The Looming Battle for Clean Data

Maximilian Auffhammer and Lucas Davis in The Boston Globe


Prof. Severin Borenstein Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Severin Borenstein in UC Berkeley News


On the Keystone Pipeline, President Obama Missed an Opportunity

Michael Greenstone in The Wall Street Journal

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