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President Obama calling for energy measures to reduce US oil imports

6 April 2011

During a speech at Georgetown University on March 30, US President Obama outlined his energy security plan, calling for a variety of energy efficiency and renewable energy measures designed to reduce US oil imports by one-third by 2025.

The administration’s “Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future” includes a number of clean energy avenues that should be pursued to achieve that objective. Some of the important policy directions are:

Additionally, the energy strategy calls for a number of measures promoting investments in energy efficiency for the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors.

Source: The White House (Fact Sheet | Energy Blueprint)