Backgrounder: Canada vs. U.S. Investments in Renewables and Energy EfficiencyUnited States to invest over six times more per capita in renewable energy and energy efficiency than Canada

Publication - Feb. 19, 2009 - By Tim Weis, Matthew Bramley

On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed into law the U.S. economic recovery bill, which includes an investment of over US $76 billion in renewable energy and energy efficiency technology. This investment is over six times more on a per capita basis than was announced in Canada’s recent federal budget.


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