Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Advisory Council

Optimal Energy serves as the lead technical consultant to the Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Advisory Council (EEAC) and has since its inception in 2006. Optimal’s role includes representing the EEAC on all aspects of negotiating efficiency programs, plans, goals, and budgets with the program administrators, and oversight of all program implementation and evaluation, monitoring, and verification activities.

Optimal leads implementation oversight of the $2.4 billion Massachusetts 2019-2021 Three-Year Plan. The Optimal team oversees and advises on the 25 commercial and industrial, residential, multifamily, low-income programs and initiatives, leads the $70 million EM&V effort (approximately 45 studies ongoing at any one time), and advises and analyzes demand response efforts. The 2019-2021 Plan is the most aggressive set of energy efficiency and demand reduction programs in North America.

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