Econintersect: The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy has released its annual report on energy efficiency in the U.S. Massachusetts topped the list as the nation's most energy efficient state, followed by California. Minnesota (10) was the only state in the top ten which was not either on the west coast or in the northeastern quadrant of the country. The five least energy efficient states were West Virginia (46), Alaska and Mississippi (47, tie), South Dakota (49) and Wyoming (50).
The evaualtion of energy efficiency considered six policy areas for each state:
Click on the map to access the state and city data bases for 2014.
Click on the page image below for the summary of the report.