The Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC) announces the release of a revised analysis of the economic benefits of energy efficiency investments in the State of Washington. The new report, prepared by ECONorthwest, expands the quantitative analytical results of these benefits as an update to their December 2014 publication. This newly released Summary is available for download here. A full version of their report will be available shortly.
Effects of Energy Efficiency in Oregon and Washington Infographics
When companies use energy efficiently, it lowers the cost of doing business. And what companies save, they can invest— in innovation, expansion, and jobs.
Adopting energy efficiency technologies and practices helps lower the costs of production and can slow the rate of energy consumption, resulting in many co-benefits, including reduced carbon emissions and improved business productivity. Improving energy efficiency helps ensure that capital resources are efficiently allocated and can help boost economic output by making regional businesses more competitive.
View the infographic PDFs below for details from the report.