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Game-changing Quiet Revolution in Midwest Energy Efficiency

By Howard Learner In the overheated Capitol Hill politics, even energy efficiency is controversial. The bipartisan team of Senators Shaheen and Portman unfortunately face considerable hurdles in their common sense efforts to advance focused energy efficiency legislation.

By contrast, in the Midwest Heartland, there is a quiet revolution as game changing energy efficiency is moving forward. Midwest electricity demand is declining on a weather-normalized basis. This is attributable to:

1. Energy efficiency programs that utilities, environmental organizations and consumer groups are working together to design and effectively implement in several Midwest states. $2.5-$3 billion of energy efficiency program investments over the past several …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green