The Truth About Energy Efficiency

The truth is, it works: a new report shows that energy efficiency standards placed on utilities result in less demand and greater savings.
June 16, 2011, 8am PDT | Tim Halbur
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The report says that energy efficiency resource standards programs "catalyze the implementation of energy efficiency programs to reduce electricity and natural gas consumption in homes and businesses."

Grist's Stephen Lacey adds a note of caution:

"These are still early days for many programs, so targets will get harder to meet as time goes on."

That said, Lacey says the report makes a convincing argument in favor of these programs.

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Published on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 in Grist
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