Research Areas

The International Energy Studies Group performs studies on energy use and emissions mitigation strategies through extensive analyses, research, model and tool development and technical assistance across a variety of sectors in the developed and emerging economies.

  • International Appliance Efficiency Modeling (BUENAS)
  • Policy Analysis Modeling System for Minimum Energy Performance Standards (PAMS-MEPS)
  • Industrial Sector Energy Efficiency Benchmarking and Evaluations
  • Techno-Economic Assessments Across Manufacturing Sectors
  • International Industrial Sector Energy Efficiency Modeling (ISEEM)
  • Planning, Managing and Conducting Evaluations of Energy Efficiency Programs in the U.S. and Internationally
  • Developing Evaluation Training Materials on Impact, Process and Market Assessment Evaluations
  • Off-Grid and Mini-Grid Techno-Economic and Policy Assessment in India and Africa
  • Renewable Energy Potential Estimation and Integration Assessment
  • Energy Efficiency Techno-Economic Assessments and Policy and Program Design (appliances, buildings, and industries)
  • Cross Sectoral Assessments (e.g., Technical Feasibility and Economic Desirability of Electrification of Transport)
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Demand Response
  • Low GWP Refrigerants
  • Real-World Performance of Alternative Vehicle Technologies in Emerging Economies
  • MoSTrans Sensor Development