Will Energy Savings Jump Start America's Economy?
NEW YORK -- It looks like America may be getting a whole lot more energy-efficient as part of any new stimulus package.
But how exactly will that happen? While new light bulbs, insulation and air conditioners may play well with homeowners, will such a plan actually put enough people to work to jump-start the economy?
The energy-saving plan is expected as part of a stimulus package from lawmakers set for early January that could top $800 billion and include everything from tax breaks to road repairs.
Conservation is thought to be the first big energy-component of U.S. President-elect Barack Obama's long-term energy plan, for a couple of reasons.
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