New Energy Efficiency Rankings Place Indiana, Kentucky in Bottom Half of U.S.

A new nationwide ranking of energy efficiency places Kentucky and Indiana in the bottom half of the nation.

The annual scorecard is produced by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. It looks at factors such as whether utility companies offer demand-side management, which allows consumers to move electricity usage to off-peak hours, and whether state have renewable portfolio standards or statewide efficiency efforts.

On a scale of one to 50, with 50 being the lowest ranking, Indiana finished 33rd and Kentucky ranked 36th.

Massachusetts topped the rankings for the second year in a row. To view the full rankings, click here.

Erica Peterson

Erica Peterson reports on energy and the environment for WFPL.

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