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Utility-financed low-income energy conservation

Roger D. Colton

Utility-financed low-income energy conservation

winning for everyone

by Roger D. Colton

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Published by National Consumer Law Center in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public utilities -- Rates -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Energy policy -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Energy conservation -- United States,
  • Poor -- United States -- Energy assistance

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for Alabama Consortium of Legal Services Programs ; prepared by Roger D. Colton.
    SeriesEnergy policy and the poor
    ContributionsAlabama Consortium of Legal Services Programs., National Consumer Law Center.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 93 p. ;
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17626308M
    OCLC/WorldCa26328804

      Common Area Energy-Efficient Upgrades Energy-efficient items for common areas are available for both master and individu­ally metered buildings with five or more units. To qualify, a minimum of 66 percent of tenants must be at or below percent of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines.   Get this from a library! Compilation of selected energy-related legislation: energy conservation, low-income assistance, and related matters, as amended through Decem , including Energy Policy and Conservation Act . [United States.; United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce.].

      A third component to low-income energy solutions involves utility-financed energy efficiency programs targeted to the poor. This is true because low-income households tend not to participate in utility-financed conservation programs. Therefore, they do not benefit from the “system-wide” savings generated by energy efficiency measures. The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a federally-funded program that provides for a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills. Households including a person aged 60 or older or disabled persons receiving services through the NC Division of Aging and Adult Services are eligible to sign up for assistance from Dec. 1 –

    Free energy efficiency/conservation programs for low-income consumers Low-income Energy Efficiency Assistance Program for Houses Under this pilot program funded by the Ontario Power Authority, energy conservation and efficiency measures designed to reduce consumption in electrically-heated homes (including draft-proofing and fridge replacement.   *This is a link to a third-party site. The site is maintained by the third-party vendors administering these programs on behalf of Met-Ed, Penelec, Penn Power, and West Penn Power (FirstEnergy’s Pennsylvania utilities).


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Colton, Attorney National Consumer Law Center, Inc. Eleven Beacon Street, Suite Boston, MA. July   Energy conservation for housing: a workbook Paperback – January 1, by. Unknown (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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In a recently published study, "Utility-Financed Low-Income Energy Conservation: Winning for Everyone," one of the Energy Policy and the Poor series, the National Consumer Law Center, Inc. (NCLC) studied the relationship between energy use and failure to pay among low-income families relative to the nation as a whole.

The study showed that the inability of a family to pay its energy bill is not, as many. SubcommIttee on Energy Conservation and Power U.S. House of Representatives ABSTRACT ThIs paper revIews two cases IllustratIng some of the problems with relying on loan programs to dellvar utJI tty-sponsored energy conservation servIces to low-Income households.

Case 1 describes the CAl/NEVA six-month. • Low-income energy efficiency should be evaluated using the current state of the home as a baseline, rather than prevailing building codes. This will allow progress to be accurately measured for low-income households whose homes are not up to code. 5 Low-income energy efficiency services should be focused on high-energy users.

Propose a $5 million revolving fund in the legislative session and make it accessible to schools and local governments for energy conservation projects. Put Montana on solid footing to significantly reduce, bythe backlog of low-income weatherization needs for those households that have an energy burden higher than the Montana average.

02 ENERGY CONSERVATION HANDBOOK ENERGY CONSERVATION HANDBOOK 03 We take this as a great opportunity to share with you this “Handbook on Energy Conservation” on the occasion of Two Day National Workshop on Energy Conservation - Policies & Initiatives held on 28th Feb-1st Marat UPES Dehradun.

Energy Star-compliant, high-efficiency electric storage water heaters can save families $3, before needing to be replaced. Energy Star-compliant clothes washers use 20 percent less energy and 35 percent less water than their non-compliant counterparts.

Even a simple Energy Star light bulb can save a family $40 before it needs to be replaced. Energy Conservation and Production Act to assist low-income families at a time when most Americans were dramatically affected by the oil crisis.

Escalating home heating bills were a heavy burden on household budgets, sinking many families into debt. Low-income families in cold-climate states suffered the most severe consequences. Books Entertainment Film and Motion Picture Even more energy conservation programs are on the way as part of the company's commitment to give customers more ways to save money and energy.

State regulators approved utilities’ plans Tuesday for proposed energy-conservation programs, several of which would help low-income customers save money on their power bills.

Available Energy Conservation Measures For Electric Gas Heating Customers All low income customers may participate in the Residential Refrigerator Recycling Program, The Residential Rebate Program, and the School Energy Pledge Program. Additionally, a specific low income program exists which partners with local housing authorities in Allegheny.

Snapshots of Energy Burden. Managing the pressure of utility payments—which involved prioritizing and juggling between family and household expenses—was often a complicated task for study participants. 16 Keisha was able to reasonably cover household and family expenses, but because the utility bills came in so high, she bluntly stated, “the only difficulty we have is the lights.

News, sports, weather, crime and politics from Helena, Montana's capital city. Pursuant to NRS (2)(a), an electric utility may use energy efficiency savings to comply with up to 10% of its annual Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS).

Of that 10%, 50% must come from energy efficiency measures installed at residential customer service locations. For calendar year and each calendar year thereafter, no portion of that amount may be based on energy efficiency measures.

Need Help. If you are having trouble paying your bill, call our Customer Contact Center at to make payment arrangements. To learn about programs that can help you with your utility bills, visit our Assistance more information on our response to.

Low income energy conservation and assistance x • The government should initiate a comprehensive consultation process beginning in April to identify an initial set of low income energy efficiency programs for implementation in the fall of in time for the heating season.

USEFUL FOR: Librarians, teachers, and others who search for information about energy conservation. SUMMARY: This page booklet begins with a brief history and explanation of energy conservation. Building on this, it shows how to search for information about energy conservation in any media, including books, magazines, catalogs, and the Internet.

Low-Income Heating Assistance. Through ACCESS energy Assistance Programs, eligible households can receive a one-time payment toward (typically once per program year) their energy bill. This is a fuel blind program and help is available for all energy types; electric, natural gas, propane, oil and wood.utility financed residential energy conservation program that included zero interest loans.

The Commission stated that: "[t]he rationale for the zero interest loan offer is quite simple. The cost of new generating plants and transmission lines has now become so high that it is.LOW INCOME ENERGY DISCOUNT Discount is available to qualified low-income customers under this schedule subject to the provisions contained in the Low Income Energy Discount Rider; see separate sheets in this section.

N. ND. Date Filed: By: Christopher B. Clark Effective Date: