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Efficiency, Not Just the Recession, Drove US Energy Savings Since 2007

March 24, 2014 by Katherine Tweed

Energy Efficiency and the Recession

The growth of electricity use has been falling for decades, but it will likely flatten out in coming years to an annual growth rate of less than 2 percent. The decline is due to many factors, from changing weather and economic recessions to the wider adoption of energy efficiency measures.[read more]