Studies: Efficiency still the cheapest energy resource

Read the full story in Midwest Energy News.

Energy efficiency remains far cheaper – especially in the Midwest – than investing in additional generation.

That’s the case even in states where a long history of energy-efficiency has pushed up the cost of squeezing out additional savings.

Those are among the findings of two recently-published studies, one by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL), the other by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

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Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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