The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy just released it’s 2021 city scorecards, grading a variety of US cities on their energy efficiency practices. Chicago scored a 57.5/100 and ranked #12 out of the 100 cities that received a grade. Energy efficiency strengths included good performance in utilities and building policy, with room for improvement in energy code compliance, EV charging infrastructure, structural equity assessments, freight efficiency plans, and more.
ACEEE City Scorecards Released
Updated: Jul 11, 2022