Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships


Seeking Proof that Energy Efficiency Creates Jobs? Ask the U.S. Department of Energy

Aside from energy efficiency being the least-cost energy resource, a common argument used to support programs is that they create jobs and keep ratepayer dollars in-state. This argument seems at least intuitively correct, since it takes bodies in the field — or perhaps more appropriately, in attics and basements — to install energy savings measures.

But if energy efficiency creates so many jobs, where is the evidence?...