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Brits Top Energy Efficiency Ranking; US Ranks 9th (Out of 12)

The U.S. has to play some major catch-up in energy efficiency according to the first-ever International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, which ranked the U.S. as ninth out of 12 major economies. Meanwhile, the U.K., which has been working hard to green itself, took the top spot in the ranking.

The countries were scored across four groupings: national efforts, buildings, industry, transportation. It ranked 12 major economies. The full, final rankings are as follows:

1. U.K.
2. Germany
3. Italy
4. Japan
5. France
6. European Union, Australia, and China (3-way tie)
9. U.S.
10. Brazil
11. Canada
12. Russia

Source: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

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