Powering Strong Communities

40 years of DEED

Since 1980, the Development of Energy & Efficiency Developments program – aka DEED - has …

… Supported more than

  • 600 R&D projects
  • 400 students with scholarships

… Distributed more than $20 million in funding

… Explored a wide range of topics

The most popular topics explored in grants & scholarships:

  • Customer service: 141
  • Renewable energy: 128
  • Energy efficiency: 112
  • Distributed energy resources: 112
  • Reliability: 104

Other topics of note:

  • Demand response: 66
  • Energy storage: 35
  • Safety: 33
  • Grid modernization: 30
  • Economic development: 28
  • Electric vehicles: 24

… Developed hundreds of products to help public power utilities.

More than 50 products currently available – from eReliability Tracker to the SafetySmart video series to an EV Toolkit[SP1] .

Did you know? DEED members save about $200,000/year in accessing products and webinars[SP2] .

… Recognized innovators in public power

78 unique public power organizations recognized with Energy Innovator Award since 1981

19 unique utilities recognized with Award of Continued Excellence since 2000

… Grown from 120 to 950 members

 

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graphic detailing key metrics of DEED's 40 years

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