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EVALUATE EFFICIENCY MEASURES AT THE PROGRAM LEVEL

The Arizona Corporation Commission alters its cost-benefit analysis to look at all of a utility’s energy efficiency programs combined, rather than separately.

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MEASURE AND REWARD HEAT ISLAND REDUCTIONS

The Arizona Corporation Commission permits utilities to count energy savings due to urban heat island reduction when calculating cost-benefit and incentives related to specific measures.

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UPGRADE CABLE AND SATELLITE BOXES

The Governor’s Office of Energy Policy works with cable and satellite television providers to optimize the energy performance of set top boxes through Energy Star replacement and changes to head-end software settings.

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