Energy efficiency vs energy supply: Which should be our focus? : Renew Economy

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A new US study shows that twice the effort is going to developing supply technologies than to improving the efficiency of end-use technologies.


– Energy end-use outperforms supply technology in each of the three desirable outcomes listed above. According to the researchers, “they occupy a greater share of energy system investments and capacity, and engage higher levels of private sector activity, they offer higher potential cost reductions, and they provide higher social returns and higher emission reduction potentials.”

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