Webinars & Events

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October 26, 1:45-2:45PM ET. Societal Non-Energy Benefits in Cost-Effectiveness Testing. Julie Michals, E4TheFuture, ACEEE Energy Efficiency as a Resource Conference (virtual live panel)

October 27, 2:00-3:00PM ET. Accounting for Interactive Effects: Assessing the Cost-Effectiveness of Integrated Distributed Energy Resources. Courtney Lane, Synapse Energy Economics. ACEEE Energy Efficiency as a Resource Conference (virtual live panel)

October 28, 12noon ET.  How Do Buildings Use Energy? New Public End-Use Load Profiles for the U.S. Building Stock. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL).  Join this free webinar to learn about a new publicly available dataset of calibrated and validated synthetic load profiles for U.S. residential and commercial buildings and what it can mean for policy and program design. Register HERE.

November 10, 12:30-1:00PM ET.  Assessing Cost-Effectiveness: DER Benefit-Cost Analysis Case Studies. Kate Strickland (SEPA) and David Pudleiner (ICF).  PLMA Fall Conference

Past 2021:

July 13, 2021: AESP Webinar “Cost-Effectiveness Training Course”.
May 6, 2021: California Efficiency Demand Management Council’s Spring Symposium, “Cost-Effectiveness Reform: Best Practices & Methods”.
May 4, 2021: NASEO Webinar Benefit-Cost Analysis for Grid-interactive Efficient Buildings (GEBs) and Other Distributed Energy Resources (DERs)”. See slides here. See recording
April 1, 2021: AESP Webinar “Valuing DERs using a Consistent BCA Framework – Applying the NSPM”.
April 12-16, 2021: BPA 2021 National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show  “The Changing Paradigm for Energy Efficiency and Cost-Effectiveness Testing”. See recording
February 25, 2021: NCEP Webinar “Exploring Optimization Through Benefit-Cost Analysis”. See slides here. See recording.
February 19, 2021: SEPA “NSPM for DERs & Transportation Electrification”. See slides here..
February 16-19, 2021: MEEA’s 2021 Midwest Energy Solutions Conference. See slides here.
February 11, 2021: Better Buildings Residential Network “Passing the Test: How Are Residential Efficiency Cost-Effectiveness Tests Changing?” See slides here.


December 10, 2020: SEEA Webinar “Benefit-Cost Analysis of EVs- What the NSPM and Experience to Date Tells Us” See recording here.
December 7, 2020: NCEP Webinar “Exploring Optimization Through Benefit-Cost Analysis”.
November 20, 2020: KEEA Presentation “New Perspectives on Cost Test Reforms”. See slides here.
October 29, 2020: MEEA webinar “The NSPM for DERs – An Updated Resource for Benefit-Cost Analysis in the Midwest”. See slides and recording here.
October 21, 2020: ACEEE webinar “Evaluating Energy Efficiency Programs: Policies, Practices, and New Tools.” See slides recording here.
September 29, 2020: Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of Distributed Energy Resources hosted by IEPEC. See recording and slides here.
August 27, 2020: Benefit-Cost Analysis of DERs – An Overview of the New NSPM, hosted by LBNL. See slides here and recording here.
July 23, 2020: CEDMC Cost-Effectiveness Reform WebinarSee slides here and recording here.
June 25, 2020: CEE Virtual Summer MeetingSee slides here.
May 7, 2020: PLMA Webcast: Calculating Cost-Effectiveness for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response ImpactsSee slides here and recording here.
April 27-30, 2020: 2020 National Home Performance Virtual Conference
February 18-20, 2020: Solar and Energy Storage Northeast Conference (Boston, MA)


November 14, 2019: AESP Webinar: Achieving Cost-Effectiveness Amid Increasing Challenges
October 31, 2019: AESP Webinar: Emerging Metrics and Valuation Approaches for Resource Programs
October 15-17, 2019: ACEEE Energy Efficiency as a Resource Conference (Minneapolis, MN) See slides.
August 19-22, 2019: International Energy Program Evaluation Conference (Denver, CO) See slides.
July 21-24, 2019: NARUC Summer Policy Summit (Indianapolis, IN) See slides.
June 3, 2019: 2019 NASEO Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting (Annapolis, MD) See slides.
May 21, 2019: NEEP 2019 Annual Public Meeting (Providence, RI) See slides.
April 25, 2019: Webinar: Quantifying the Impacts of Energy Efficiency and Other DERs
March 21, 2019: AESP Webinar: Accounting for Health and Safety Benefits of Energy Efficiency
February 20, 2019: Pre-Conference Policy Workshop “Recognizing the Value of Energy Efficiency in Your State” at the Midwest Energy Solutions Conference (Chicago, IL).


December 7, 2018: A New Lens for Cost-Effectiveness Testing: AR Case Study (SEEA Webinar). How Arkansas evaluated its current cost-effectiveness regime against the NSPM. Presenters: Chris Neme (Energy Futures Group; NSPM co-author), Katherine Johnson (Johnson Consulting Group), and Robert Booth (Arkansas Public Service Commission staff).
October 30-November 1, 2017: ACEEE Energy Efficiency as a Resource Conference Cost-Effectiveness Panel (Litchfield Park, AZ) See slides.
October 17, 2018: The Quiet Revolution in Cost-Effectiveness Testing (MEEA Webinar)
October 3, 2017: Michigan State University Institute of Public Utilities Advanced Regulatory Studies Program (advanced training) (East Lansing, MI)
September 10, 2018: Presentation: Updating the Energy Efficiency Cost-Effectiveness Framework in Minnesota (St. Paul, MN)
August 12-18, 2018: ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings (Pacific Grove, CA). See presentation: Cost-Effectiveness Testing 2.0 – Applying the New National Standard Practice Manual and paper: Cost-Effectiveness Testing 2.0 – Applying the New National Standard Practice Manual
Panel 2: Residential Buildings: Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation
Accepted paper: Cost-Effectiveness Testing 2.0 – Applying the New National Standard Practice Manual was presented by Julie Michals and Chris Neme. See below for slides.
July 17-18, 2018: NARUC Summer Policy Meeting (Phoenix, AZ) See slides.
June 26-27, 2018: NASUCA Mid-Year Meeting (Minneapolis, MN)

July 17, 2017: NARUC Summer Meeting Breakfast session (San Diego, CA) See slides.

If you would like a copy of any presentations on the document, contact nspm@nationalenergyscreeningproject.org.