FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND REPORT RANKS U.S. ELECTRIC UTILITY COMPANIES’ RENEWABLE ENERGY, ENERGY EFFICIENCY PERFORMANCE

Xcel Energy, Edison International, Sempra Energy, Northeast Utilities, PG&E Rank High; Dominion Resources, Southern Company, SCANA Rank Low

BOSTON, MA (July 24, 2014) — As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) prepares for July 29-Aug 1 listening sessions on its Clean Power Plan for existing power plants, a new report from Ceres and Clean Edge ranks the nation’s largest electric utilities and their local subsidiaries on their renewable energy sales and energy efficiency savings. The report found that many utilities are deploying lower carbon fuel sources and that state policies are a key driver in that performance, but there is variability in performance even among utilities operating in the same states.

 

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