Energy is expensive. In fact, it’s one of the biggest household expenses for New Yorkers.

The U.S. Department of Energy estimating families could save up to 25% on utilities with energy-efficient measures. The average family spends at least $2,000 per year on utilities.

Wallethub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia to determine who is the most energy-efficient.

New York was ranked as the most energy-efficient state. Here's the breakdown.

Energy Efficiency in New York

  • 3rd – Home Energy Efficiency
  • 20th – Vehicle-Fuel Efficiency
  • 1st – Transportation Efficiency

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