Impact Evaluation of the FY2012-13 Site-Specific Savings Portfolio

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY BPA, in partnership with its public power utility partners, acquires savings from many types of energy efficiency programs and offerings, some of which require site-specific savings estimates. This report documents the first comprehensive impact evaluation of the Site-Specific Savings portfolio. Background The Site-Specific Savings portfolio typically accounts for almost half of BPA’s total…

BPA Commercial SEM Evaluation Considerations

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Bonneville Power Administration is developing a Strategic Energy Management (SEM) program for commercial buildings served by its customer utilities. BPA conducted a pilot test of the program, including a test of the program’s savings estimation procedure. We reviewed the program design, the pilot projects’ data and energy savings estimation models, and identified…