Power Conservation Heads Off Construction

Mar 14, 2016

Between electric cars and mobile devices, you'd think our electricity consumption would be heading up sharply.   

But new devices are so energy efficient--think LED lights, for example--that we're holding the line.

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In fact, the Northwest Power and Conservation Council reports that the Northwest can meet its energy needs for the next 20 years with no new power plants, thanks to conservation.

NPCC's Tom Eckman, power division director, visits with the details.