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 Issues Statement on Energy Independence and Economic Growth Executive Order

  Washington, D.C. – U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran today issued the following statement in response to the Administration’s Executive Order titled ‘Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth’: "The U.S. Conference of Mayors is a strong proponent of the need to address climate change and supports the Paris agreement, which

By |2017-03-29T18:14:17-04:00March 29, 2017|Energy, Environment, Press Room|

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

How Energy Technologies Are Reshaping America’s Cities

"How Energy Technologies Are Reshaping America's Cities" is a mayoral survey (178 mayors) providing data on how new energy technologies are being deployed in U.S. cities as part of the many ongoing efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.   Download the Report: How Energy Technologies Are Reshaping America's Cities

By |2017-06-05T10:48:50-04:00January 20, 2016|Energy, Environment, Mayors Climate Protection Center, Reports|

Successful City Initiatives with Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Funding

"Successful City Initiatives with Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Funding" is a mayoral survey (204 mayors) showing how ARRA-based funding was used to accelerate city energy and climate initiatives to cut greenhouse gases and secure other benefits in the wake of the 2008 economic downturn. Download the report: Successful City Initiatives with Energy Efficiency and Conservation

By |2017-06-02T18:26:29-04:00February 27, 2014|Energy, Environment, Mayors Climate Protection Center, Reports|
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