SWEEP promotes greater energy efficiency in a
six-state region that includes Arizona,
Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming
-- a high-growth region that is making great
strides in advancing energy efficiency since
2002. Check out our site to learn about
the status of energy efficiency efforts in the
region, and what SWEEP is doing to help
consumers, businesses, utilities, and local and
state governments increase energy efficiency.
$20 Billion Bonanza
By investing a
total of $17 billion in best practice
utility energy efficiency programs, the
Southwest region could realize $37 billion
in utility system and public health benefits
--meaning $20 billion in net benefits or
$2650 for every household in the region
2013 Legislative Activity
State-level legislation can be an excellent tool for advancing energy efficiency. SWEEP actively engages in the legislative process in all the southwest states, with efforts ranging from researching and writing bill language, to building coalitions in support of energy efficiency legislation, to testifying at committee hearings.
Policies to Promote Electric Vehicles in the Southwest: A State Government Report Card
More widespread adoption of electric vehicles in southwestern states will bring important public benefits, including cleaner air and lower fuel costs. This report issues "report card" grades for six states for state government policies that advance EVs.