Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Fun Facts

From the Alliance to Save Energy

Transportation accounts for more than 65 percent of the oil we consume in the United States and more than we produce. Today, our country imports more than 58 percent of its oil supply, and imports are expected to reach 70 percent over the next two decades.
—U.S. Department of Energy.

According to estimates from the Energy Information Administration, in just two decades U.S. energy consumption will increase by about one third – roughly equivalent to the energy consumption of Texas, California, Florida, New York, and Michigan combined.
—Alliance to Save Energy.

An overwhelming majority of consumers – 92 percent – agree that business, government, and consumers have an equal responsibility to reduce energy use.
--Alliance to Save Energy, 2003 Consumer Market Research.