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See how your city ranks on clean energy efforts

The 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard ranks the top 100 U.S. cities for clean energy efforts to tackle climate change.

New York, NY tops the list followed by Boston, MA and Seattle, WA, which are tied for second place. Kansas City, MO ranks 25th and St. Louis, MO was listed as the second-most-improved city at 28th.

The […]

Take a virtual tour of hundreds of solar homes

As the annual National Solar Tour goes virtual because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it offers a rare opportunity to “tour” solar projects across the country.

Beginning Monday, September 28 through Sunday, October 24, hundreds of homes and businesses powered by solar will showcase their energy savings at virtual open houses and tours in 47 states. The week includes a wide variety […]

Plug in to National Drive Electric Week

During Drive Electric Week, you can check out virtual national webinars to learn more about what it’s like to drive an electric vehicle (EV) from the people who own them.

This year’s events from September 26 – October 4 will look much different as COVID-19 precautions are put into place. To find an event in the […]

Hear local experts discuss climate issues

Civic leaders throughout the metro area are working on climate issues and have created free videos for the public on topics ranging from energy to food waste.

Tap into these Climate Conversations video interviews with local experts on the Climate Action KC website to learn about these issues:

Access: Julie Sayers from Climate Action KC […]

New apartments cut energy costs by 92 percent

The world’s largest Passive House Institute certified project opens in August with 282 luxury apartments that will operate on 92-percent less energy than comparable buildings.

Second + Delaware apartments in the Kansas City’s River Market area were designed to be highly energy efficient for low-cost heating and cooling. The triple-glazed windows and 16-inch walls help the […]