08 Feb '13, 9pm

Energy Efficiency Could Save US Billions, Create 1.3 Million Jobs By 2030

Energy Efficiency Could Save US Billions, Create 1.3 Million Jobs By 2030

If you were choosing an investment strategy, you’d probably choose the option that would double your money, right? Now, what if that same investment could create millions of jobs and reduce carbon emissions? Energy Efficiency Chart Image via Shutterstock Turns out America has this kind of an investment opportunity ready to go, according to the Alliance Commission on National Energy Efficiency Policy’s Energy 2030 recommendations. The ambitious action agenda, released yesterday, aims to double US energy productivity by 2030 while boosting the economy and cutting emissions through energy efficiency measures. If enacted, the aggressive blueprint outlines steps for policymakers at the federal, state, and local level that could save $327 billion annually by 2030 across the nation’s buildings, transportation sector, and industrial economy. The bipartisan commission was created i...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/02/08/us-could-double-energ...

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