Energy Management

DOE: Efficiency partnership with U.S. manufacturers is saving billions

By Utility Dive

Oct 15, 2018

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) says its Better Buildings, Better Plants initiative is growing and saving money, as more companies join the program, which includes a voluntary goal for manufacturers to reduce their energy intensity by 25% across a 10-year program.

In an update issued on Wednesday, DOE said more than 200 partners in the program, representing more than 10% of the country's manufacturing energy footprint, have reported savings of more than $5.3 billion in cumulative energy costs.

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