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An Overview of Financing Innovations for Energy Conservation Projects
Author: Robert E. Spitzka
Date: 3/282
Presented to the California Manufacturers Association, March 29, 1982

For the past 10 years, we have been experiencing rapidly escalating costs for energy. These costs have manifested themselves in increased cost of goods and often times in narrowed profit margins. There appears to be little on the horizon that could result in a lowering of energy costs. In fact, continuing escalation is forecasted which may be especially troublesome through the impact of natural gas price decontrol on currently large expenditures. (Table 1).