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The +Kroger Company continues to knock it out of the park with its commitment to energy efficiency and renewable energy:

- 675 ENERGY STAR Certified Stores
- 35% Energy Reduction since the year 2000
- Solar arrays on 5 stores and 1 distribution center
- 2.4 Million kWh produced through solar energy

Read their full 2015 Sustainability Report:
http://sustainability.kroger.com/environment.html
#energyefficiency   #solar  
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Can you wash 8 full place settings of dishes with only 2 minutes of running water? We were recently inspired to some dishwashing introspection by an article in The Washington Post entitled, “Why you shouldn’t wash your dishes by hand”. The article challenges a common perception that hand washing saves energy and water. Their argument: modern dishwashers are …
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Solar energy to heat your water and even your food!

Dane Ervick, from our Contracting Service has been witnessing the 'other' solar, Solar Thermal:

http://greatercea.org/solar-thermal-home-water-heating-and-portable-stoves/
Solar panels are just one of the ways that solar energy can be utilized. Lately, our Building Analyst, Dane Ervick, has been learning about solar thermal technology.
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"Consider that in five years a homeowner can invest in solar panels connected to a battery storage system that could produce all energy needs for that household. Whether this concept is five years or 25 years from reality in our region is really up to us to determine."

http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/print-edition/2015/06/19/meet-andy-holzhauser-of-greater-cincinnati-energy.html
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City of Cincinnati residents: Cincinnati will help you get solar!

The City of Cincinnati and the Energy Alliance have teamed up to offer an incentive to Solarize Cincinnati participants who live in the city of Cincinnati.

Under the partnership, Cincinnati residents can receive an incentive of $300 per kW, with a maximum incentive per home of $1,500. 

http://t.co/djqdrkeVQq
 #solar #gosolar #solarize  
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Solarize Cincinnati installer Dovetail Wind and Solar designs "largest single covered solar structure at any auto dealership in the nation" in Cleveland.

- 1,240 solar panels
- powers 70% of their electrical needs
- turns a parking lot into a showroom

"Going green is now as much a business decision as an environmental one."

http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2015/07/motorcars_cleveland_is_driving.html#incart_river
#solar #renewableenergy
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"More solar for more people. The more of us that invest in solar, the less expensive it gets, and the more accessible it becomes."

- Andy Holzhauser, Energy Alliance CEO

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/07/07/many-americans-lack-access-to-solar-energy-heres-how-obama-plans-to-change-that/
Nearly 50 percent of U.S. homes and businesses are either renters or lack "adequate roof space to install solar systems," says the White House.
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Up to $1,500 off solar installations for City of Cincinnati residents!
For a limited time only.

http://greatercea.org/cincinnati-solar-incentive-2/ #solar
Up to $1,500 incentive to Solarize Cincinnati participants who live in the City of Cincinnati.
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Is your home a good fit for Solar?

Visit the Go Solar Ready interactive map from OKI Regional Council of Governments to see if your home is suited for solar!

http://solar.oki.org/map/
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Is Greater Cincinnati Solar ready?

From our ample sunlight, to the exploding national solar industry, to all of the great projects already installed here in Greater Cincinnati - the answer is yes!

Travis Miller, our partner at OKI Regional Council of Governments shared his article with us about solar:

http://greatercea.org/is-our-region-solar-ready-should-we-be/
Guest writer Travis Miller is the Regional Planning Manager at the OKI Regional Council of Governments, an organization which we partner with frequently. OKI recently developed an interactive online Solar Ready map for people to get an initial idea of a building’s solar potential. Here’s a great post by Travis advocating solar in the OKI region: Is our …
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Last month we were very honored to speak with a delegation from Iraq as part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program, hosted locally by the Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council.

Read our Blog article:
http://greatercea.org/energy-efficiency-on-an-international-scale/
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Connecting Greater Cincinnati to Energy Savings
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We are a local nonprofit that helps facilitate investment in energy efficiency for homeowners, nonprofit organizations, and commercial building owners.