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Wednesday, November 28, 2007

US plan to cut growth in energy use by at least 50% by 2025

More than 60 energy, environmental and other organizations have collaborated on a new report that could save Americans more than $500 billion in energy costs over 25 years and reduce annual greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to those from 90 million vehicles.

The National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency Vision for 2025 provides a framework for states, utilities and other stakeholders to achieve the following by 2025:

  • More than $100 billion in lower energy bills

  • Annual energy savings exceeding 900 billion KWh. Equivalent to over 50 GW of power, or more than 100 500 MW power plants over 20 years.

  • Generate over $500 billion of total net savings.

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