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Obama, Clinton to promote jobs, energy savings through new public-private commitment

Publié par Clifford Armion le 12/02/2011

Jim Kuhnhenn

WASHINGTON (AP) Enlisting former President Bill Clinton as a partner, President Barack Obama is announcing a $4 billion effort to increase the energy efficiency of government and private sector buildings, aiming for fuel savings and job creation at no cost to taxpayers. The proposal, to be announced by Obama and Clinton on Friday, would upgrade buildings over the next two years with a goal of improving energy performance by 20 percent by 2020. The federal government would commit $2 billion to the effort and a coalition of corporations, labor unions, universities and local governments would undertake the other half. The contractors who undertake the work would be paid with realized energy savings, thus requiring no up-front federal expenditure. Read on...
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"Obama, Clinton to promote jobs, energy savings through new public-private commitment", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2011. Consulté le 05/12/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/obama-clinton-to-promote-jobs-energy-savings-through-new-public-private-commitment