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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Request for Letters of Inquiry on Energy Efficiency Research
Due: June 30, 2016

The E2e Project solicits Letters of Inquiry for innovative economic research on critical and novel energy efficiency issues. This solicitation targets evaluations of existing energy efficiency projects or programs within the U.S. and Canada using state-of-the-art empirical techniques such as randomized controlled trials or high quality quasi-experimental methodologies. The maximum funding request per project is $250,000.

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In the News


Europe Trails U.S. in Cutting Air Pollution, W.H.O Says

Michael Greenstone in The New York Times


Energy Research Makes Long-term Impact

Michael Greenstone in The University of Chicago

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