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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The E2e Project awards three $25,000 grants to seed energy efficiency research

Berkeley, CA (February 4, 2016) – The E2e Project is pleased to announce it has awarded seed money to three teams for the energy efficiency research design competition.  With generous support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the winners of the competition have each received $25,000 to help fund randomized impact and quasi-experimental evaluations on energy efficiency programs that can provide valuable insights for learning which policies work best, and which are most cost effective in achieving their goals.

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