United States on an energy conservation quest
President Obama is willing to save his country a lot of money : $40 billion, or around 30 billion euros, annually. These huge sums of money equal to reducing energy use in commercial buildings 20 percent by 2020.
As Elisa Wood wrote on Cleantechies : ” To achieve the goal, the Obama administration in 2011 initiated the Better Buildings Challenge, a way to encourage investment, share information and create demonstration projects that save energy.”
30 billion euros is a huge sum. I wonder how much these savings could translate to globally. I guess it’s high time to find out and launch a similar program globally to create jobs and save our civilization…