New Report Ranks Efforts in U.S. Cities to Save Energy; Outlines Key Recommendations for All Cities

Invitation-Only Teleconference Tuesday, September 17 ~ 2:00pm EDT

Washington, D.C. (September 17, 2013): The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) on Tuesday, September 17 will release the 2013 City Energy Efficiency Scorecard, a new report that ranks 34 of the most populous U.S. cities on their efforts to advance energy efficiency. The report will also include recommendations and strategies for cities to lower energy use, even for the top performing cities. The report is the first to rank cities on their energy efficiency efforts.


ACEEE invites you to participate in a teleconference to preview report findings and hear from mayors from some of the top performing cities. Mayors, ACEEE's lead report author, and executive director Steven Nadel will be available for questions.

Also on Tuesday, ACEEE will launch a new interactive infographic highlighting each city's rank, scores, best practices and recommendations for improvement.

Teleconference to discuss the new 2013 City Energy Efficiency Scorecard
Tuesday, September 17
11:00 am PT ~ 12:00 pm MT ~ 1:00 pm CT ~2:00 pm ET
Call-in number: 1-800-247-5110; Passcode: ACEEE

Increasing energy efficiency in cities through policies and other initiatives has:

*Lowered energy costs;
*Saved money;
*Improved living and working environments;
*Protected health and the environment;
*Reduced transportation costs;
*Created local jobs; and
*Returned money to local economies.

Please contact Patrick Kiker, pkiker@aceee.org, 202-507-4043, with any questions or to reserve your spot in the teleconference.

About ACEEE: The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors. For information about ACEEE and its programs, publications, and conferences, visit aceee.org.

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