White Papers

  • Nov 14, 2001 | Regional Economic Research, Inc. (RER)
    The Lighting Report (2001 Volume 1) presents results for the lighting element of the Residential Market Share Tracking (RMST) study for 1998 to June 2001. Information contained in the report includes the market shares of lamps by market channel, bulb type, and wattage levels. The RMST study...
  • Nov 14, 2001 | Regional Economic Research, Inc. (RER)
    Lamp Trends (2001 Volume 1) is a summary report of the effort to track the market shares of compact fluorescent bulbs for the period 1998 through June of 2001. The four-page summary presents key findings on unit sales by market channel, by market shares of medium screw-based CFLs in California...
  • Nov 14, 2001 | Regional Economic Research, Inc. (RER)
    The Appliance Report (2001 Volume 1) presents results from the appliance element of the Residential Market Share Tracking (RMST) study. The report contains information on the market share of ENERGY STAR refrigerators, dishwasher, clothes washers, and room air conditioners sold in California...
  • Nov 14, 2001 | Regional Economic Research, Inc. (RER)
    Appliance Trends (2001 Volume 1) summarizes the effort to track the market share of ENERGY STAR refrigerators, dishwashers, and room air conditioners sold in California from 1998 to the end of 2000. The eight- page summary contains information on market share trends over time and presents a...
  • Nov 08, 2001 | Consulting for Energy
    Accurate load and price forecasting for electricity in the regional (ISO) markets can produce large profits for energy traders. This white paper describes different load and price forecasting techniques utilized today, the use of a neural net prediction algorithm for predicting recent price...
  • Nov 06, 2001 | Clyde Bergemann, Inc.
    Ash deposits in coal fired boilers lead to tube failures, loss of efficiency, and increased air emissions. Modern on-line cleaning equipment can be optimized to reduce the effect ash deposits have on the boiler. This paper seeks to inform plant personnel with regard to the various cleaning...
  • Nov 05, 2001 | Ecological Solutions Inc.
    Driven by the digital economy, merchant power, increasing customer reliance on electricity and performance-based rate making, the demand for reliable electric service has reached unprecedented levels. Trees often account for 20% to 50% of unplanned distribution outages. Under severe weather...
  • Nov 05, 2001 | Kiodex, Inc.
    It was next-to-impossible to pick up an earnings statement this year that didn’t list “rising energy costs” as a major detriment to the business in question. As the economic and political climate continues to become more uncertain, it is imperative for companies to develop an effective risk...
  • Nov 01, 2001 | Sapient
    This report not only provides an overview of the brain drain issue, it outlines possible solutions including a dual knowledge management/learning system approach that in the short-term combats the knowledge loss and in the longer term develops a learning environment. The report also details...
  • Nov 01, 2001 | NextWave Energy, Inc.
    Geothermal heat pumps (GHPs) are among the most attractive energy technologies currently available in the marketplace. By reducing the energy consumption associated with heating and cooling of buildings, GHPs create both economic and environmental benefits for users. Building owners that are...