Access to energy efficiency and costs savings achieved through efficiency adoption inherently excludes many consumers who are unable to afford the upfront costs associated with energy efficiency solutions. What program models and financing mechanisms should be explored to ensure energy efficiency affordability and nationwide access for everyone? What are examples of best practices currently being deployed?
Active Efficiency Policy: What policy and regulatory changes are needed to fully integrate connected and smart technologies into energy efficiency strategies?
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Active Efficiency is already moving forward in some places of the country, but the policy and regulatory framework remains grounded in a non-digitalized reality that is increasingly out-of-synch with the industry. What changes are necessary to ensure the policy and regulatory environment stimulates an effective and equitable transition to a more efficient, integrated, and dynamic energy system?
Tech Talk 1A
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Active Efficiency Markets: How can markets be optimized to accelerate Active Efficiency?
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Markets for Active Efficiency are growing, but they are still fragmented and developing independently of one another. What are the main barriers to these markets, and how can they be structured, scaled-up, and incentivized effectively?