How energy efficiency can boost incomes and the economy

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energy policyA new blog from Strathclyde’s Centre for Energy Policy team digs beneath the obvious short-term effects of energy efficiency initiatives to explore knock-on economic and social benefits. 

Following on from the Scottish First Minister’s announcement of £20m of energy efficiency funds as part of a general package to stimulate the Scottish Economy; Fiona Riddoch, Karen Turner and Gioele Figus look at how more energy-efficient buildings can lead to lower bills and more disposable income to boost the economy.

Read the full blog on the University of Strathclyde website ‘Increasing energy efficiency, improving household incomes and boosting the economy

The ‘Energy Saving Innovations and Economy-Wide Rebound Effects’ is on one of 9 EUED Working with Centres projects and is attached to the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED).

 

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