ADEM Providing Albertville with $6.3 Million in Low Interest Loans and Grant Funds

Nov. 27, 2012 – The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has announced it is providing the City of Albertville with $6.3 million in low interest loans and grant funds to support energy efficiency upgrades at one of their wastewater treatment plants. The majority of the funds, $6.04 million will originate from the ADEM Clean Water

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Energy visions in Kentucky

“I truly think Kentucky could become a leader in smart-grid and a leader in sustainability solutions,” said Jason DeLambre, a Certified Energy Manager and a partner in Midwest Clean Energy Enterprises (MCEE). The other half of that partnership, Bobby Clark, said he’s identified about 200 key Kentucky decision makers on energy policy and practices. “It

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United States Playing Card Co., Kentucky Highlands Investment Corp. and Southern Tier Housing Corp. Receive Energy Leadership Awards

Frankfort, Ky. (Oct. 9, 2012) – The United States Playing Card Co., the Kentucky Highlands Investment Corp. and the Southern Tier Housing Corp. today were presented Energy Leadership Awards during the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment at the Hyatt Regency in Louisville.

Energy Leadership Awards recognize leaders in the Kentucky energy field who

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EPA and TDEC to Recognize Tennessee Water and Wastewater Utilities for Energy Savings

ATLANTA – At a ceremony in Nashville next Thursday, EPA and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) officials will recognize seven water and wastewater utilities throughout Tennessee that have reduced energy demand at their facilities by more than 15 percent. Reducing energy consumption will result in cost savings for the utilities and their customers,

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American Public University System Marks Commitment to Sustainability with Grand Opening of Energy Efficient Finance Center

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– American Public University System (APUS) today celebrated the opening of its new, energy efficient Finance Center located in the Charles Town-Ranson Corridor of West Virginia. Since relocating its headquarters to Charles Town 10 years ago, APUS has invested more than $47 million in local construction and building renovation projects, including the

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Pa. businesses can take advantage of energy grants

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is now taking applications for its Small Business Advantage Grant Program.

The program provides 50 percent reimbursement matching grants, up to a maximum of $9,500, to enable Pennsylvania small businesses to adopt or acquire equipment or processes that promote energy efficiency or pollution prevention.

“Well-designed energy efficiency or pollution

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DEP Accepting Applications For Pollution Prevention, Energy Efficiency Grants

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting applications for its Small Business Advantage Grant Program to fund pollution prevention and energy efficiency projects. Applications are due September 26. (formal notice)

The grant program provides up to 50 percent reimbursement grants, to a maximum of $9,500, to enable a small business to adopt or

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West Virginia University uses Siemens for new approach to institutional sustainability

As higher education facilities’ professionals look for innovative ways to fund campus refurbishment programs and upgrade building systems, performance contracting is becoming an increasingly popular means through which efficiencies can be achieved with a budget-neutral approach. Administrators at West Virginia University (WVU) chose this option to address their eight million square foot built environment, significantly

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Sandy Alexander repurposes an existing building as a wide format facility

Video Interview posted on WhatTheyThink?

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Richard Romano: Hi, this is Richard Romano from WhatTheyThink.com. And we are here in Atlanta, Georgia for the Fourth Annual WhatTheyThink Environmental Innovation Awards. And we’re talking with the winner of this year’s Environmental Sustainability in your Plant, Sandy Alexander. And we’re talking with Doug Hazlett, who

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University of Pennsylvania, Mark Group Partner on Sustainability Home Program

Mark Group, a provider of energy saving solutions, and Penn Home Ownership Services (PHOS) at The University of Pennsylvania have teamed up to offer a program called ‘Penn sustainability @ home.’ This program will help university employees get access to free home energy evaluation, educational workshops focusing on home performance, and discounted rates for energy-efficient

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