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Energy Resources for State and Local Governments

Part Two - Chapter 2: Estimating the Direct Electricity Impacts of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

This chapter of Quantifying the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: A Guide for State and Local Governments provides policy makers and analysts with information about methods they can use to estimate the future electricity savings of energy efficiency programs and future electricity generation from renewable energy options. These direct electricity impacts serve as a basis for analyzing the benefits described in later chapters of this Guide, and help demonstrate the value of a policy, project, or program.

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