America's 10 Most Energy-Efficient Cities

September 24, 2013

Boston is America’s most energy-efficient city, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. ACEE ranked the nation’s 34 largest cities based on their efforts to promote energy efficiency through their buildings, transportation, energy and water utility, local government operations, and community-wide initiatives. 

Here are the cities that took the top spots in ACEE’s rankings:

  1. Boston
  2. Portland, Ore.
  3. San Francisco
  4. New York City
  5. Seattle
  6. Austin, Texas
  7. Washington, D.C.
  8. Minneapolis
  9. Chicago
  10. Philadelphia

Source: "The Most Energy-Efficient Cities in America," Business Insider (Sept. 22, 2013)

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