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Energy Savings

Accessing the energy savings potential in California's existing buildings: an interim report to the legislature in response to AB 549: committee report

An electronic resource of: California Energy Commission.

Clean Power Estimator

From the California Energy Commission. Site of the evaluation software program that provides "California residential and commercial electric customers a personalized estimate of the costs and benefits of investing in a photovoltaic (PV) solar or small wind electric generation system."

Energy and Natural Resources : Congressional Budget Office

Full-texts of selected Congressional Budget Office publications on the budgetary and economic aspects of U.S. federal government energy and natural resources programs, policies, and legislation.
Coverage: 1977 to present

Energy Resources: Nuclear power

Site describes the nature of power, advantages and disadvantages of each type of power, how it works and discusses if it is renewable.

Energy Saving Now

Offers suggestions on design principles and rules that can result in 30-70% energy savings, with maintained comfort. Renewable energy resources becomes much more useful alternatives and sustainable architecture easier.

Energy Star

A government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency." Offers advice to homeowners and consumers about products, new homes, and home improvement.

Funding and energy savings from investor-owned utility energy efficiency programs in California for program years 2000 through 2004: staff paper /

An electronic resource of: California Energy Commission.

Home Energy Saver

The Home Energy Saver was the first Internet-based tool for calculating energy use in residential buildings...By changing one or more features of the modeled home, users can estimate how much energy and money can be saved and how much pollution prevented by implementing energy-efficiency improvements. Includes a glossary and links to other sources of information about products, construction standards, and home building.

Intelligent software agents for control and scheduling of distributed generation: consultant report /

An electronic resource of: California Energy Commission.

Issues Related to Gasoline Prices : U.S. Government Accountability Office Topic Collection

Selection of Government Accountability Office (formerly General Accounting Office) reports and testimonies issued since 2000 related to gasoline prices.

Renewable Resource Data Center

This U.S. Dept. of Energy-sponsored resource contains data relating to natural energy sources such as solar radiation, biomass, geothermal, and wind power. There's an illustrated glossary of alternative energy-related terms, and links to projects and information for students and teachers. Consumers preparing to install solar panels can estimate their savings by using the "PVWatts" link, which calculates the electricity produced by any photovoltaic solar system.

SDGE Residential Rebates and Services

San Diego Gas and Electric (SDGE) provides energy efficiency rebates and incentives to its customers through a variety of programs. Programs include single family home rebates, multi-family rebates (apartment dwelling units/condominium complexes and common areas of mobile home parks), air conditioner tune ups, summer saver program, financing for home improvements, residential lighting, and refrigerator-freezer recycling.

Taxes : Congressional Budget Office

Selected Congressional Budget Office publications on the budgetary and economic aspects of U.S. federal government tax polices and legislation.
Coverage: 1978 to present

U.S. Department of Energy : Energy.gov

The United States Department of Energy web site:
---presents information about the Department of Energy (DOE)
---connects to web sites of DOE laboratories and offices
---connects to DOE research publications, databases, and statistics about power resources and energy


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