Proposed DOE Standards for Transformers Sacrifice Billions of Dollars in Savings to Protect Old Technology
Efficiency and Environmental Groups Strongly Criticize Weak Proposal
Emerging Technologies Increase Consumer Choice and Improve Performance
Washington, D.C.—New energy-efficient water heating technologies and practices can save residential and commercial buildings on average 37% more energy than conventional technologies. These energy savings could be worth nearly $18 billion, according to a new study of emerging technologies released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
DOE Standards Will Cut Energy Usage by 25 Percent
New Department of Energy efficiency standards will cut the energy use of most new refrigerators by 25 percent and help save consumers money, create jobs, reduce pollution and spur innovation and investment, according to consumer, environment and energy efficiency groups.
Analysis of 2005 Energy Policy Act Shows Markets Transformed and Doors Opened to Further Legislation