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November 2018
EVs are 1 Million Strong: The Road Ahead
Lisa Wood
In September, electric vehicle (EV) sales shattered records. Nearly 45,000 EVs were sold that month—a 25-percent increase from the prior month and a 100-percent increase over the same month last year. There are now 1 million EVs on U.S. roads.
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Recent Books
Updated October 2019
Emerging Energy Solutions for Residential Customers
Today, customer expectations of their local electric company are changing and often are set by other industries. To assist their member companies in reimagining the customer service model and creating a more seamless experience for residential customers, EEI and IEI collaborated to develop a book of case studies that highlight the different ways in which EEI and IEI member companies are moving forward to reimagine customer service. These case studies—developed as part of the EEI Customer-Centricity Initiative—cover five key areas: smart home energy management; online energy marketplaces; low- to moderate-income customer solutions; customer notification and engagement; and residential bill payment options.
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Recent Issue Briefs
April 2019
Electric Companies Are Committed to a Clean Energy Future: 10 Things You Should Know
Electric companies are committed to investing in a clean energy future.  In 2018, more than one-third of all electricity generated nationwide came from zero-emission sources like nuclear, hydropower, wind, and solar.  Carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation were 27 percent below 2005 levels at the end of 2018.  Investments in wind and solar energy accounted for 50 percent of all electricity capacity additions in the U.S. between 2014 and 2018.   
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Recent Reports
March 2019
Energy Efficiency Trends in the Electric Power Industry (2008-2017)
Adam Cooper and Lorraine Watkins
As of year-end 2017, electric company customer-funded energy efficiency programs saved 198 terawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity, and avoided the generation of 147 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. In 2017, energy efficiency programs saved enough electricity to power 22 million U.S. homes for one year.
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