Clients | NRECA

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association | Numerous Projects

Collaborative Efficiency provides research, technical writing, and strategic planning for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), the industry association for approximately 900 electric cooperatives across the United States.

In addition to valuable strategic advice to NRECA about topics important to electric cooperatives, Collaborative Efficiency has researched and written on technologies, programs, and policies intended to promote demand response, energy efficiency, and the advancement of clean energy for NRECA’s Business and Technology Strategies division. Paper topics have included electric vehicles and their impact on co-ops, the state of home energy monitoring devices, best practices for new manufactured homes programs, and behavior-based energy efficiency programs. For more details on NRECA research publications, see our publications page or visit

Collaborative Efficiency also writes a monthly column on energy efficiency issues for consumers that is found in electric cooperative publications around the country reaching millions of end-users. The column is distributed by NRECA’s Straight Talk team, which is a resource for electric cooperative communicators. Columns published so far can be found on Collaborative Efficiency’s Straight Talk Articles page.