Assessment of the Impact of Renewables and Energy Efficiency Policies in New England

Regulatory Assistance Project
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Completed June 2005

Synapse assisted RAP in evaluating the effects of recent state policies relating to renewable energy and energy efficiency on air emissions and the regional economy. The work, conducted for the U.S. EPA, included estimating the effect of programs such as utility efficiency funding and renewable portfolio standards since 2000, including avoided air emissions and impacts on regional jobs, income, and output. Project completed in June 2005.