StateImpact Texas, November 2014

“So ERCOT basically took what EPA recommended as a possible path for the state and cut it in half.” says Doug Lewin, executive director of the South-central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource, or SPEER. “With energy efficiency, the savings end up being greater than the cost because it reduces the entire cost to the system. So, to exclude that would not make a lot of sense and would artificially increase costs.”

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