State agencies exceeding energy-reduction goals established by Gov. Nixon in 2009, Office of Administration announces
• Five year benchmark shows agencies’ annualized reductions are more than double the targets laid out in Governor’s executive order
JEFFERSON CITY – Efforts to reduce energy use by state agencies have exceeded expectations, OA Commissioner Doug Nelson announced today. Since 2009, the Office of Administration has worked with Missouri state agencies to successfully reduce energy consumption by 22.51 percent at an annualized rate of 4.45 percent per year; more than double the target of two percent per year laid out in an executive order signed by the Governor in 2009.