New Jersey Sewage Treatment Plant To Trade Effluent for Energy

New Jersey Sewage Treatment Plant To Trade Effluent for Energy

In an unusual deal, the Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority just launched a project to send effluent from wastewater treatment to a local power plant in exchange for electricity, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. The agreement is expected to help the New Jersey facility become energy … Read more…

Cincinnati Mayor Proposes Ohio’s Largest Municipal Solar Panel Project

Cincinnati Mayor Proposes Ohio’s Largest Municipal Solar Panel Project

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley says he wants to install Ohio’s largest municipally-sponsored solar panel project within two years, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported. If the project succeeds, it could generate 20% of the electricity required for city operations, according to the mayor’s office. The mayor’s solar … Read more…

Chicago Takes Another Step in Direction of Energy Efficiency Leadership

Chicago Takes Another Step in Direction of Energy Efficiency Leadership

Chicago is launching the Smart Building Operations Pilot, a program that uses energy data to building operators make energy efficient choices. The program is a collaboration between the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Chicago utility ComEd and the Accelerate Group. It aims to help inform day-to-day … Read more…

Phoenix Sees the Light: City Begins Replacing All Street Lights With LED Bulbs

Phoenix Sees the Light: City Begins Replacing All Street Lights With LED Bulbs

Phoenix has officially begun its city-wide initiative to replace all 90,000 street lights — plus lighting at its park facilities — with LED bulbs. According to 12news.com, by replacing all existing street lights with LED bulbs, the city expects to achieve a total net savings of … Read more…

Alabama School District to Generate More Than $6M in Energy, Operational Savings

Alabama School District to Generate More Than $6M in Energy, Operational Savings

Monroe County School System in Monroeville, Alabama, is taking on a modernization project that is expected to generate $6.2 million in energy and operational savings, reducing the district’s annual utility budget by 32%. The project focuses on LED lighting upgrades, the installation of a district-wide … Read more…

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