Includes all generating resources.
Gross Domestic Product: Bureau of Economic Analysis, measured in $2005 dollars
Energy Consumption: State Energy Data System, includes all sectors, residential, commercial, industrial and transport and includes all energy forms, not just electricity
For more about these energy measures, see the Regional Technical Forum's Conservation Report and Measures pages. As technology continues to advance, so will new forms of energy efficiency. We expect to see more efficient lighting and heating and cooling systems, as well as improved controls of those systems.