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10.28.2008

Energy Independence State Scorecard--Where's Florida?

It's doesn't require a lot of equipment or extra effort, but , as consumers, our first line of saving energy comes through reducing our use of energy, reducing electricity demand, reducing our carbon footprint and the time-tested reduce, reuse, recycle.

California has ranked number one in the list of US states for employing energy efficiency as the "first fuel" according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The just released 2008 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard
ranked state-level action on model energy efficiency policies, programs and practices. Idaho rated as the "most improved" since the rankings first started in 2006. California was followed by Oregon, Connecticut, Vermont, New York and Washington.

Florida moved from 29th place last year up to 19th--tied with Ohio.

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