Although USA renewable energy industries is growing rapidly, but still behind many other developed countries.
Unlike the rest of the world, fossil fuel prices are heavily subsidized in the America, meaning that up until very recently, consumers weren’t forced to bear the financial burden of extracting and transporting these dirty energy sources.
In other countries, these subsidies don’t exist, and energy is far more expensive. That’s why the push for energy efficiency is often much stronger abroad than it is at home.
The infographic below highlights more fascinating statistics about countries all over the world and where they stand on energy efficiency issues.