Week of November 6, 2011
Quote of the Week:
“These meters are putting actionable information into the hands of state building operators that will lead to cost savings and greenhouse gas reductions for the state, and will inform future energy decisions at state-owned sites.”
Maggie McCarey, Department of Energy Resource’s coordinator for the Enterprise Energy Management System program, on the impact this stimulus-funded project will have on the state.
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
“We were fortunate to get the stimulus money.”
Chris Pompi, Director of Public Works for Lee, on the stimulus funds that enabled his town to increase energy efficiency and reduce costs at its wastewater treatment plant.
YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES
Don’t Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Educating the next generation in solar energy Read more.
Groundbreaking on ARRA-funded Kingston Wind Turbine program
State and local officials were at the ground breaking for the Kingston Wind Turbine Program at the Kingston Layover Facility, a 100-kilowatt wind turbine that will power 65 percent of the Kingston commuter rail station's energy supply. The $2.5 million project is funded through Recovery Act and builds on the Patrick-Murray Administration's efforts to invest in transportation infrastructure and create a more energy efficient Commonwealth. Read more.
Stimulus Stories: Providing green training, a career and a future
The Union’s Education Fund received stimulus funds to train its members for careers in the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries as well as other green industries. To that end, the union is providing members with classes in in how to install and service the newest energy efficient systems. The four-day training program involves classroom instruction and hands on training in the Union’s training centers. Read more.
WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for Individuals:
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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Residential Support Specialist
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FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Solar Domestic Hot Water System Equipment and Installation
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