ACEE study on the huge benefits of efficiency

Here are some more interesting findings on how we could consume much less energy. To the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), the United States could consume 60 percent less energy by 2050. The advocated measures would also create two million jobs and save $400 billion (315 billion euros) per year, or the equivalent… Continue reading ACEE study on the huge benefits of efficiency

Replacing old coal plants with energy efficiency

According to the ACEEE * : ” Changes in fossil fuel markets and updates to environmental regulations may result in the retirement of existing coal-fired plants, putting on the order of 40 GW of generation at risk of retirement.” ” The investments required for replacing or upgrading these plants would raise electricity rates for all… Continue reading Replacing old coal plants with energy efficiency