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The public–private divide in household behavior: How far into home can energy guidance reach?

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Year
2010

Citation

Palm, J., 2010, The public–private divide in household behavior: How far into home can energy guidance reach?: Energy Policy, v. 38, iss. 6, p. 2858-2864.

Summary

Since the 1970s, Canada has formulated various strategy measures to accelerate the development of energy efficiency systems and renewable energy technologies and has made significant progress. "From 1990 to 2003, Canada's energy efficiency improved by an estimated 13%, or 883.3 petajoules, saving Canadians almost $13.4 billion in 2003 alone and reducing annual greenhouse gas emissions by 52.3 megatonnes". In 2000, about 17% of Canadian primary energy supply came from renewable sources (with hydroelectric, combustible renewables and waste). Canada is a leader in devising and implementing energy options for sustainable development. However, the nation still has great scope for furthering energy efficiency and more use of renewable energy. [...]

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Palm, J.

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  • Western Energy Citation Clearinghouse

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DOI WECC []
ISSN WECC 03014215

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