ACEEE: 35 Years of Energy Efficiency Progress

By Clean Markets . 03 Jan, 2017 . in Publications

Energy efficiency is saving the United States $800 billion each year, according to an analysis of 35 years of energy consumption.

An American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) study found that the United States has reduced energy use, compared to each dollar of gross domestic product, from 12.1 thousand Btus per dollar in 1980 to 6.1 thousand Btus per dollar in 2014, resulting in savings of $2,500 per capita.

Energy Efficiency in the United States: 35 Years and Counting