MEETS Pilot Interim Report



We are pleased to announce the successful operation of MEETS – the Metered Energy Efficiency Transaction Structure.

The MEETS Pilot Interim Report, examining the agreement between the Bullitt Center and Seattle City Light is available.

Learn How MEETS:

– Enables deep EE without utility incentives
– Avoids the utility ‘death spiral’
– Allows building owners to make money on EE
– Lowers rates for all utility customers.

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Past MEETS News:

MEETS Coalition Wins a Keeling Curve Prize for Finance
Awarded by the Global Warming Mitigation Project, July 2022

MEETS Featured on Volts Podcast
Volts Podcast, March 2022

SCL Announces Enhanced Procurement Rules for MEETS Projects
MEETS Coalition, November 2021

Transform Your Building into a Negawatt Power Plant Through MEETS
Passive House Accelerator, June 2021

SCL Seeks Second Round of MEETS Projects
MEETS Coalition, January 2021

Seattle City Light Deploys Energy Efficiency as a Service to Break Split Incentive
Energy Services Media, December 2020

Seattle Expands Energy Efficiency as a Service Program
National Law Review, December 2020

Delivering Fresh Air and a Return on Energy Efficiency
Building Better Podcast: Episode 4: Sloan Ritchie, December 2020

Fireside Chat with Seattle City Light and the Bullitt Foundation (video)
Active Efficiency Collaborative, December 2020

Seattle City Light is piloting America’s first Energy Efficiency-as-a-Service program
Power Grid International, June 2020

Seattle to test paying for commercial building efficiency through long-term PPAs Utility Dive
Utility Dive, January 2020

Seattle City Light Rolls Out MEETS Expansion
MEETS Coalition, January 2020

Seattle City Light Seeks 15 MEETS Projects
MEETS Coalition, April 2019

Seattle City Light expanding MEETS: Offers ~8 cents/kWh for up to 20 years
MEETS Coalition, April 2019

Seattle City Light Expands Energy-Efficiency Program To Pay Building Owners For Their Investments
KNKX (Seattle NPR Station), May 2018

Seattle to Expand First in the Nation ‘Energy Efficiency as a Service’ (MEETS) pilot program for up to 30 buildings
Seattle Office of the Mayor, April 2018

Seeking to Expand Innovative ‘MEETS’ Model, Seattle Approves Pilot Program for up to 30 Commercial Buildings
CH&, April 2018

Finally – A Market Based, Investable Approach to Energy Efficiency
Power Grid International, June, 2017

Metered Energy Efficiency Transaction Structure in Ultra-Efficient New Construction: Pay-For-Performance at the Bullitt Center in Seattle, WA
ACEEE Paper, August, 2016

POWERING THE SAVINGS: How California Can Tap The Energy Efficiency Potential in Existing Commercial Buildings
Berkeley Law – UCLA Law, March, 2016

Energy Tools That Could Change The Game
Daily Journal of Commerce, February 2015

Energy a Utility Can Count On
The Magazine of the Green Economy, November 2014

A New Energy Efficiency Manifesto, November 2014

Sustainable in Seattle: A Deal to Meter, and Finance, Energy Efficiency
Huffington Post, October 2014

Making Energy Efficiency Attractive for Owners of Older Seattle Buildings
The New York Times, June 2013

This May Be the Most Innovative Energy Efficiency Financing Tool Yet
Green Tech Media, June 2013

Seattle Trying Innovative Financing Model for Building Efficiency
Xconomy, June 2013

Is EnergyRM’s Metered Energy Efficiency Transaction Structure A Game Changer?
Environmental Defense Fund, July 2013

MEETS generates ‘Non-Energy.’ Cool financing for ‘deep’ retrofits.
Impact Alpha, August 2013

Potential game changers: power purchase agreements for deep energy efficiency
Earth Track, June 2013

How to keep coal where it belongs: in the ground
Crosscut, July 2013

Portland’s EnergyRM gets first major test at Bullitt Center
Sustainable Business Oregon, June 2013

New Pilot Unlocks Deep Energy Efficiency in Buildings
Seattle Office of Sustainability & the Environment, June 2013