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Energy Efficiency Cut 107TWh Of US Electricity Demand In 2011 CleanTechnica Energy efficiency is widely considered one of the most significant growth areas for America’s clean energy transition – one recent outlook estimated $327 billion in annual…
These massive savings were driven by massive investments. $5.7 billion was spent on energy efficiency efforts in 2011 – with an 18% increase of $879 million over 2010 expenditure levels.
Ten states represented 71% of total energy efficiency spending, led by California’s $1.3 billion – nearly three times second-place New York State’s $554 million. Three states doubled their expenditures from 2010, and nine states increased their energy efficiency spending by over 50%.
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