The Energy Standing Committee of the United States Conference of Mayors focuses on bringing energy efficiency to America’s cities and energy independence to the United States. Below is a sample of a few of its ongoing priorities:

Increasing energy efficiency and conservation
Restructuring gas and electric utilities
Supporting smart grid initiatives
National Climate Change Legislation
National Renewable Portfolio Standards
Promoting energy independence

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Serves as Founding Member of The Global Parliament of Mayors

Washington, D.C. – Under the leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President and Oklahoma City (OK) Mayor Mick Cornett, a delegation of mayors including USCM Second Vice President Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin, Dayton (OH) Mayor Nan Whaley and USCM CEO & Executive Director Tom Cochran joined more than 60 mayors representing cities from across the [...]