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Better Plants Progress Update, Fall 2019

Type: White Paper
Categories: Energy Efficiency, Industrial
Date Published: 10/25/2019
Author: By Department of Energy Better Buildings
Source: Better Buildings
Primary Topic: Industrial

The Department of Energy's Better Building, Better Plants partners have cumulatively saved $6.7 billion in energy costs and more than 1.3 quadrillion BTUs. More than 220 organizations now partner with DOE through Better Plants; as of 2019, partners have now met and exceeded 60 energy goals. 

Among the highlights of the 2019 Better Plants Annual Progress Update:

  • Two partners, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Xerox, have joined the Better Plants Challenge and have committed to publicly share energy performance data and solutions, and set an ambitious energy intensity reduction goal.
  • Five Better Plants Challenge partners have achieved their energy intensity reduction goals: Bentley Mills, Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority (BCWSA), General Mills, J.R. Simplot, and TE Connectivity.
  • Two Better Plants Program partners have achieved their energy intensity reduction goals: CalPortland Company and Navistar.

Download the full 2019 Better Plants Annual Progress Update to learn more about partner successes and how the Better Plants Program boosts competitiveness through improvements in energy efficiency.


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