On April 21, 2015, the U.S. Congress passed a modest energy efficiency bill with bipartisan support. The bill—which was passed by voice votes in both chambers of Congress—is expected to be signed by President Obama.
Energy efficiency is an economic and popular option garnering strong bipartisan support. The passage of this bill, despite long-standing Congressional gridlock on other topics, is a clear indicator that the trends are in favor of energy efficiency as a building block of future energy plans.
New York Times: Congress Passes Bipartisan Bill to Improve Energy Efficiency
Congress.Gov: S.535 – Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015
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