Massachusetts ranked number one in energy efficiency for eighth consecutive year

October 04, 2018

 

Mass Save® Sponsors salute state and customers for national recognition from ACEEE

 

WALTHAM, Mass. (October 4, 2018) – For the eighth consecutive year, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has ranked Massachusetts number one in its 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. The twelfth edition of the ACEEE’s state scorecard benchmarks state progress on efficiency policies and programs that save energy while benefiting the environment and promoting growth.


Energy efficiency programs and services in Massachusetts are provided by Mass Save® Sponsors, which include Berkshire Gas, Blackstone Gas Company, Cape Light Compact, Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, Eversource, Liberty Utilities, National Grid and Unitil.


“Massachusetts’ recognition as the number one energy efficiency performer in the nation is a testament to the state’s residents and businesses, the administration, and the natural gas and electric utilities and energy efficiency service providers that play an important role as program administrators,” said Eversource Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Penni Conner on behalf of the Mass Save® Sponsors. “Our state’s forward-thinking energy efficiency vision delivers significant economic, environmental and cost-saving benefits to our residential, business, and community customers. It is a tremendous honor to be recognized as the nation’s best for the eighth consecutive year, as we work together to build a more sustainable Massachusetts for everyone.”


ACEEE uses data vetted by state energy officials to rank states in a variety of energy efficiency categories, including utility and public benefits programs and policies.


The Mass Save® Sponsors manage energy efficiency programs and services for customers across the state, which include energy-saving solutions, technical assistance and training, rebates and incentives for homeowners and renters, businesses of all sizes, non-profits, schools, municipalities, educational programs and more.


For more information, please visit https://aceee.org/state-policy/scorecard.


About Mass Save®:
Mass Save is a collaborative of Massachusetts’ natural gas and electric utilities and energy efficiency service providers, including Berkshire Gas, Blackstone Gas Company, Cape Light Compact, Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, Eversource, Liberty Utilities, National Grid and Unitil. We empower residents, businesses, and communities to make energy efficient upgrades by offering a wide range of services, rebates, incentives, trainings, and information.