Energy Efficiency: America’s Hidden Power Source

By David Fessler We use a lot of energy in the United States. Unfortunately, we waste far more.
In 2018 alone, we consumed 101.2 quadrillion British thermal units (quads).
But we wasted 68% of it!
This is the issue I’m addressing today.
Nationwide Trends
You can see where all our energy comes from – and what it’s used for – in the chart below. I call it “America’s Energy Flow Chart.”

All the energy sources on the left of the chart are in percentages. It’s interesting to me how quickly renewables are growing.
On the flip side, coal generation is in retreat. It’s being replaced by natural gas-fired power plants …read more



Did you enjoy this article? Join our FREE Newsletter!
I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp ( more information )
Join over 100,000 investors and business leaders worldwide. Get the latest actionable business and investing intelligence before the rest of the crowd.
We hate spam. Your email address will not be sold or shared with anyone else.