The U.S. consumed around 97.7 quadrillion BTU in 2015. The country could realize enormous dollars in energy savings through initiatives to increase energy efficiency across the economy. For investors the opportunities in this space range from the very small to extremely large. Much of the energy efficiency potential is highly fragmented across millions of residential, commercial and industrial assets. Private and public companies that improve their energy waste — often through projects funded by raising capital from private sector investors — are able to achieve significant operating cost reductions improving their overall economic balance sheet. There is also a wealth of opportunity in improving efficiencies across the U.S. power grid. Since 2000 the U.S. has lagged behind Europe in investments into its power grid.
Data according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Information is current as of January 2017 and subject to change.
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