The 2021 City Clean Energy Scorecard analyzes the efforts of 100 major U.S. cities to make buildings and transportation more energy efficient and scale up the use of renewable energy—and do so equitably. It provides a comprehensive national measuring stick for climate progress in cities, from the leaders to those with ample room for progress.
Moving forward, all cities can improve their scores by increasing their commitment to racial and social equity, adopting more mandatory policies designed to improve the energy performance of existing buildings, and setting and tracking progress toward stringent community-wide goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
How does your city score?
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Highlights of each city’s progress are included in the fact sheets linked below, drawn from the report. To find extended details on each city’s clean energy efforts, visit our state and local policy database.
Akron Albuquerque Allentown Atlanta Augusta Aurora Austin
Bakersfield Baltimore Baton Rouge Birmingham Boise Boston Bridgeport Buffalo
Cape Coral Charleston Charlotte Chicago Chula Vista Cincinnati Cleveland Colorado Springs Columbia Columbus
Dallas Dayton Denver Des Moines Detroit
Hartford Henderson Honolulu Houston
Lakeland Las Vegas Little Rock Long Beach Los Angeles Louisville
Madison McAllen Memphis Mesa Miami Milwaukee Minneapolis
Nashville Newark New Haven New Orleans New York City
Oakland Oklahoma City Omaha Orlando Oxnard
Philadelphia Phoenix Pittsburgh Portland Providence Provo
Raleigh Reno Richmond Riverside Rochester
Sacramento Salt Lake City San Antonio San Diego San Francisco San José San Juan Seattle Springfield St. Louis Stockton Saint Paul St. Petersburg Syracuse
Washington, DC Wichita Winston-Salem Worcester
2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard 2020 Press Release
2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard 2019 Press Release
2017 City Clean Energy Scorecard 2017 Press Release
2015 City Clean Energy Scorecard 2015 Press Release