Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy On The Rise Facility Executive, October 12, 2017 Global interest and investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy is on the rise: 70 percent of organizations are paying more attention to energy efficiency than a year ago, and 58 percent are expecting to increase investments next year. These are […]
University Study Suggests Support for Energy Efficiency MPBN News, March 29, 2015 More than half of Mainers surveyed say they would be willing to pay extra in their electricity bills to support more efficient and/or cleaner fuel development. The University of Maine study sampled a random group of more than 400 Mainers. Each respondent on the mail-in […]
Investing in Efficiency Is Lucrative, but It Faces Key Barriers Gita Subramony for Zondits, February 17, 2015 The New York Times recently ran an opinion piece by David Bornstein on energy efficiency. Bornstein asserts that investing in energy efficiency provides a great return on investment and has little risk. He cites a 2012 study showing […]
Investments in measures to curb energy waste and boost efficiency are overtaking wind and solar spending and have reached at least $310 billion a year, the International Energy Agency said. That’s almost $100 billion higher than investment in renewable energy in 2013, which amounted to $213 billion, according to estimates from Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
Three quarters of decision-makers at U.S. companies have invested in energy efficiency programs in the past 12 months, and more than half (56 percent) project their investment in energy efficiency next year will be more than last year, according to survey results released by Schneider Electric.