20 Oct '11, 6pm

How State Action on Energy Efficiency Creates Business Opportunity

How State Action on Energy Efficiency Creates Business Opportunity

Today the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy released its annual rankings of the 50 states and District of Columbia on their progress toward adopting and implementing various energy-efficiency policies and programs. This year's State Energy Efficiency Scorecard reveals that many states are making great advancements in energy efficiency on all fronts -- from transportation to industry to buildings, helping Americans save money and creating new business and employment opportunities across the U.S. The biggest advancement is coming from states one might not necessarily associate with strong energy efficiency policy, such as Nebraska (up seven places to No. 40), Alabama (up six places to No. 43) and Tennessee (up five places to No. 30). Other big climbers this year are Michigan (up 10 places to No. 17 – tied with Illinois and Arizona); Illinois (up eight places t...

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