Houston Can Reduce Energy Needs

Studies show that we can cut our projected energy with energy efficiency, renewable energy and combined heat and power, which captures wasted energy.

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) found that Houston can reduce projected energy needs by 101% over the next 15 years. Peak demand can be reduced by 38% in the Houston area. This chart from ACEEE’s recent study shows the measures that can be used to achieve this goal:

Houston chart

Citizens are urging the Public Utility Commission (PUC) to increase in the utility savings targets.

Read ACEEE report- Role of Energy Efficiency and Onsite Renewables in Meeting Energy and Environmental Needs in the Dallas/Ft. Worth and Houston/Galveston Metro Areas

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