“Wasting our watts. We don’t need new drilling or new power plants. We need to get efficient”
I advise you to read this paper about America’s Untapped Energy Resource: Boosting Efficiency
“A lot of simple answers are just sitting around waiting for us to execute”. Tom Reddoch, Electric Power Research Institute – EPRI.
This article : www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1869224,00.html is giving a good overview of the American situation: the stake is to get “the miracle juice” of what is called “energy efficiency” …. Two basic ways for that: using more efficient machinery & using machinery more efficiently.