Goal 5: Energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy will be increased, while energy costs will be reduced.

Recommendation 5.2: Increase energy efficiency throughout the food system and make it easi...

Action 5.2.4

Support the expansion of “upstream programs” where utilities offer energy efficiency rebates and incentives to distributors and manufacturers, rather than to customers. These programs reduce the cost premiums of more efficient technologies, making them competitive with less efficient technologies. By taking this approach, economies of scale can be realized, leading to more widespread adoption of efficient technologies compared to programs that target the end-user.

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