The Beneficial Electrification League is exploring how deep home energy retrofits combining weatherization and electrification can benefit low and moderate-income consumers, reduce emissions and improve the efficiency of the grid.
The W/E Together initiative improves building efficiency by tackling the challenge of heating and cooling from two different directions: first, improve the building envelope to reduce energy loss, and second, install high-efficiency, right-sized electric appliances to reduce the amount of energy needed for heating and cooling. These appliances can also lower peak demand, reducing stress on the grid. This inside and out approach will lower bills, improve air quality and, scaled up, can promote a robust, resilient and equitable energy system.
The Beneficial Electrification League is launching a Weatherization/Electrification Together (“W/E Together”) network and will be holding forum meetings beginning in fall 2020. Sign up for notices and updates below.
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The Beneficial Electrification League (BEL) today announced the launch of “Weatherization/Electrification Together,” a national initiative to electrify low- and moderate-income and disadvantaged communities. Supported by a grant from Wells Fargo Bank’s Institute for Sustainable Finance, the effort will focus...
Project Partners and Participants
The Beneficial Electrification League is a convenor for this project. Our primary participants are Generation and Transmission cooperatives and distribution cooperatives that collectively represent over 350 distribution cooperatives across more than 32 states.