U.S. Ranks Ninth Out of 12 Countries in Energy Efficiency

U.S. Ranks Ninth Out of 12 Countries in Energy Efficiency

(Maria Gallucci, InsideClimate News)

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy‘s first-ever global survey showed the United States fared poorly, ranking ninth among 12 of the world’s largest economies.

The council’s International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, released Thursday, showed the United Kingdom in first place with a score of 67 out of 100, thanks to efficient industrial and transportation sectors. Germany came in second at 66 points for strong national leadership across its entire economy.

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