Leveraging New Technologies to Modernize Infrastructure and Improve Energy Efficiency in America's Cities
Type: Research Study
Categories: Distributed Energy Resources, Energy Efficiency, GHG Emissions
Date Published: 12/1/2021
Source: The United States Conference of Mayors
Primary Topic: Energy Efficiency
The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) has released a new report showing how cities are using energy technologies and infrastructure upgrades to advance local energy and climate goals, helping the U.S. make further progress in addressing its growing energy and climate challenges.
The report, based on a survey of 103 U.S. cities, finds that all-electric vehicles, LED lighting, low-energy buildings, and solar energy development now dominate the local energy agenda as mayors strive to make their cities more energy efficient and less carbon dependent. The findings are particularly timely as the federal government embarks on a broad-based effort to implement the massive new infrastructure law, which includes many new program initiatives to reduce energy use and carbon emissions across the entire U.S. economy.
Download this report to explore how the nation’s mayors continue to lead on energy and climate action, as these leaders work to change how cities use energy and how they source energy to reduce carbon emissions.
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