Meadville, Pennsylvania’s Allegheny College Highlighted by U.S. Energy Department for Its Investments in Clean Energy

WASHINGTON–(ENEWSPF)–September 20, 2012.  Today, the U.S. Department of Energy released its third video in the “Clean Energy in Our Community” video series, highlighting clean energy investments by Allegheny College, located in northwest Pennsylvania.  The school’s investments in energy efficiency and sustainability, along with its support for clean, renewable fuels, are benefiting residents and workers across Meadville, a town of about 13,000 people.   Allegheny is working to reduce its energy waste and deploy clean, renewable energy projects both on its campus and throughout the Meadville community.

“Allegheny College is a great example of how local institutions and communities can help lead the way in making sure that America wins the global clean energy race, while creating good local jobs and protecting the environment,” said U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu.   Allegheny is nationally recognized for its involvement in sustainability initiatives through its membership in the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment and Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

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