This website provides information about emerging energy-efficient technologies that could have the potential to save electric energy in the Pacific Northwest. The Bonneville Power Administration’s (BPA) Energy Efficiency Emerging Technology (E3T) Program collaborates with technology experts and regional stakeholders to evaluate the technical performance and expected market acceptance of these technologies. The E3T website is managed by Washington State University (WSU) Energy Program, and sponsored by BPA.
You are invited to learn about emerging energy-efficient technologies in the resources provided here:
The database provides information about electricity-saving technologies that are commercially available but not yet in widespread use in the Pacific Northwest. Users can browse all technologies or filter for specific technology characteristics. You are invited to contribute knowledge about recently commercialized technologies that are not in this database.
Search produces a sortable table that is downloadable to Excel.
Browse shows a list of technologies with brief descriptions.
Featured: Advanced Lighting Control Systems
To compare technologies fairly and accurately, it is important to provide consistent information about each technology. Definitions of the fields that appear in the database are provided here.
Webinars provide timely, in-depth information about some of the promising technologies, practices, and knowledge-sharing strategies that BPA is considering for future research, evaluation, or deployment. Some webinars highlight examples of how energy-efficient technologies are used in real-world settings. View recent and archived webinars.
Demystifying the Refrigerant Landscape – September 28, 2017
Learn about the changing refrigerant market and how it may impact your work and your customers. Presentations at this webinar discuss national and international changes in regulations, and explore the potential use of emerging alternatives to replace existing refrigerants. Discussion also includes ongoing and future research, future policy and technological developments, as well as new incentives at some utilities aimed at developing and promoting new natural refrigerant technologies.
Residential Window Coverings: Energy Efficient or Just Nice Looking?
September 20, 2017
Super-Efficient Dryers – Field and Lab Test Results
September 7, 2017
Working Together on Emerging Technologies
August 30, 2017
CO2 Refrigerant Heat Pumps Today
August 16, 2017
Applying Strategic Energy Management in Manufacturing Facilities
August 1, 2017
Experts from across the country participate in technical advisory groups (TAGs) to evaluate commercially available electricity-saving technologies and recommend technologies that could best enhance the region’s portfolio of energy-saving measures. You are invited to learn about current and past TAGs.
Featured: 2016 Multifamily Building TAG