Repealing Energy Efficiency Program Means Lost Jobs, Higher Electric Bills for Indiana

If Indiana’s legislature had not repealed the Energy Efficiency Resource Standard (EERS) in 2015, the state would have saved more energy, ratepayers would have saved millions of dollars, and many jobs would have been created, according to a July 2018 study by the Applied Economics Clinic (AEC)


A 2016 report from the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance found that the number of jobs created due to energy efficiency investments in Indiana dropped 37 percent from 2014 to 2015, after the EERS was repealed.....Continue reading