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Upcoming RTF Meeting Dates

January 21, February 18, March 17, April 14, May 12, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 22, October 20, November 10, December 8

Calendar of Upcoming RTF Events/Meetings

Highlights

photo credit: pge2013 Conservation Achievements

October 2014: For nearly a decade, regional energy efficiency accomplishments have surpassed the Council's annual target. See data by utility for 2013.

photo credit: flickr.com/photos/ornoth/528909610Operative Guidelines

June 2014: At its June meeting, the RTF adopted updates to the consolidated volume series of its Guidelines for estimating Savings, Costs, Non-Energy Benefits and Lifetime. This update to the Roadmap and Savings volumes incorporated significant changes to language and content from the previous operative version of the Guidelines. These Guidelines describe how the RTF will judge whether the quality of the data and analytical methods are sufficient to produce reliable savings estimates. As of June 2014, these are the operative guidelines the RTF will use to judge the quality and reliability of its savings estimates, costs, benefits, and life for measures and protocols.

photo credit: Wired.comEnd Use Load and Consumer Assessment Program (ELCAP) Database

As part of its 2012 work plan, the RTF enlisted the services of a competitively bid contractor (The Cadmus Group) to assemble the various written and digital elements of the End Use Load and Consumer Assessment Program (ELCAP) and convert the data into a modern searchable database that can be used by regional utilities and the RTF to evaluate 8,760 end use load shapes. As of March 2013, this project has been completed and the final database and associated reports have been made accessible to the public, and can be accessed at this database location online. A username and password are required for security purposes to access the content, however the registration is free. More information can be found on the RTF's ELCAP page.

photo credit: luxadd.com RTF Proposal Submission Form

Use this form to submit required information and files regarding proposed new energy efficiency measures, or to propose modifications to existing RTF-approved measures or specifications.