On October 21, 2014, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released the eighth edition of the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. The report provides an annual benchmark of the progress of state energy efficiency policies and programs. The report estimates total energy efficiency budgets were $7.7 billion in 2013; this figure includes $6.3 billion for electricity efficiency programs and $1.4 billion for natural gas program budgets.
ACEEE’s 2014 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard Rankings
The report shows growth in energy efficiency investments and savings—a continuation of trends from previous years. Moving forward, investments and savings will continue to expand as federal and state policies encourage the use of energy efficiency measures and technologies.
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