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Energy Resources for State and Local Governments

Part Two - Chapter Five: Estimating the Economic Benefits 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 a range of methods they can use to estimate the economic benefits of energy efficiency and renewable energy. It first describes the methods and key considerations for selecting or using the methods. The chapter provides case studies illustrating how the methods have been applied and then lists examples of relevant tools and resources analysts can use.

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