Seattle Times: Saving energy to aid economy, leader of national group says

When it comes to saving energy, many of us think of turning out the lights, driving less and making personal sacrifices as consumers.

While that might be part of it, saving energy also means jobs, says Kateri Callahan, president of Alliance to Save Energy, a national consortium of energy experts, businesses and government leaders.

The alliance has launched a campaign to double the nation’s energy savings by 2030 and will conduct an energy-saving meeting of the minds in Seattle on Tuesday with Gov. Jay Inslee, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien, Seattle City Light general manager and CEO Jorge Carrasco and others…