- initiate and lead an effort in partnership with federal agencies, states, industry and others to determine the best ways to give consumers better access to their energy information while still protecting their privacy;
- ask the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to include the availability of actionable energy information as a criterion when considering rules, grants and other programs;
- encourage the use of technologies that will help deliver information on energy consumption to consumers -- including programs aimed at improving home and building energy performance; and
- convene a White House summit to address how to empower consumers with better information and tools for managing their energy use.
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