Tag: Energy Central – Energy Efficiency
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Energy Efficiency Still Costs Less Than U.S. Renewables, Delivering $790 Billion in Savings Since 1990Even with renewable energy costs plummeting, energy efficiency is still the least expensive source of energy services in the United States.
Arctic & AntarcticaCCS & Negative EmissionsClimate Policy/Meetings/NegotiationsDemand & EfficiencyDrive to 1.5International Agencies & StudiesPathways to 1.5The governments behind the landmark Kigali Amendment on climate-busting hydro-fluorocarbon refrigerants are taking aim at energy efficiency improvements that could double the benefit of the HFC phasedown from 0.5 to 1.0°C.
Demand & EfficiencyDrive to 1.5Electricity GridEnergy/Carbon Pricing & EconomicsPathways to 1.5United StatesThe American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) is taking a short victory lap for efforts to boost efficiency in the country’s electricity system, after a U.S. government agency reported demand reductions accounting for half of the sector’s greenhouse gas cuts since 2005.
BuildingsCanadaCarbon Levels & MeasurementCitiesDemand & EfficiencyEnergy/Carbon Pricing & EconomicsFinance & InvestmentJobsSub-National GovernmentsCanada must mobilize private financing for energy-efficient buildings, transform markets to automatically adopt efficiency, and ramp up development of the energy efficiency work force, Efficiency Canada Executive Director Corey Diamond told the Commons Natural Resources Committee in a presentation last week.