ACEEE’s List of Top 10 Cities for Energy Efficiency

Jan. 30, 2014
ACEEE’s top 10 cities for energy efficiency.

Here is a list of top 10 cities for energy efficiency, as designated by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. Details about the ACEEE’s analysis can be found here.

1. Boston

2. Portland, Ore.

3. New York City*

4. San Francisco*

5. Seattle*

6.  Austin

7. Washington, D.C.

8. Minneapolis

9. Chicago

10. Philadelphia

*NYC, San Francisco and Seattle tied with the same number of points in the ranking.

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Elisa Wood | Editor-in-Chief

Elisa Wood is an award-winning writer and editor who specializes in the energy industry. She is chief editor and co-founder of Microgrid Knowledge and serves as co-host of the publication’s popular conference series. She also co-founded RealEnergyWriters.com, where she continues to lead a team of energy writers who produce content for energy companies and advocacy organizations.

She has been writing about energy for more than two decades and is published widely. Her work can be found in prominent energy business journals as well as mainstream publications. She has been quoted by NPR, the Wall Street Journal and other notable media outlets.

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