Media Stories

All GUEP Media Stories


  • 2016 Dec 26 - Aspen Public Radio: Aspen Energy Challenge winds down

  • 2016 Dec 23 - Columbia Missourian: Two-year CoMo Energy Challenge wrapping up

  • 2017 Jul 02 - Athens News: How green? It’s Athens County’s turn to take the test

  • 2017 Jun 27 - Vermont Biz: South Burlington residents saved nearly $450,000 on electric bills in two years

  • 2017 May 26 - Upper Michigan Source: HEET: County Residents Cutting Energy Use, Saving Money on Utility Bills

  • 2017 Mar 14 - Holland Sentinel: Holland residents save energy with Biggest Loser contest

  • 2017 Feb 14 - WHTC: Marketing Campaign Aimed at Families Outdoors Wins Award

  • 2017 Jan 05 - Gazette Times - Sustainability group turns 10, vows to keep working amid uncertainty

  • 2016 Dec 22 - San Juan Islander: San Juan County Students combat climate change by saving energy

  • 2016 Dec 02: WBIW - “Project Porchlight: Improving Energy Efficiency In Monroe County”

  • 2016 Nov 30: Athens News - “Renewables and efficiency still best way forward; local efforts drive demand”

  • 2016 Nov 30: Hometown Life - “Hills taking survey on solar energy”

  • 2016 Nov 30: Go Anacortes - “Aiming for zero: City may invest in wind energy”

  • 2016 Nov 12: Bend Bulletin - “Free audits look to cut cost, energy use at small businesses”

  • 2016 Nov 15: Cambridge Wicked Local - “Cambridge launches LED Campaign with limited time specials”

  • 2016 Nov 14: The News - “Johnson Controls Highlights Efficiency”

  • 2016 Nov 14: WHTC - “Final Rally for Holland Energy Prize Effort Tonight”

  • 2016 Nov 07: Press-Telegram - “The home solar market is full of sales tricks, but this LA startup wants to change all that”

  • 2016 Oct 26: KTVZ - “Free energy assessments offered to small businesses”

  • 2016 Oct 26: Good 4 Utah - “Park City and Summit County’s last big push for the big energy prize”

  • 2016 Oct 21: Park Record - “Summit County homeowners eligible for discounted energy audit”

  • 2016 Oct 11: Energy Manager Today - “Michigan Efficiency Project Enters Final Stretch”

  • 2016 Oct 11: Anacortes Now - “Mayor proposes major city spending increase”

  • 2016 Oct 05: UpMatters - “Houghton Energy Efficiency Team initiative heating up as weather”

  • 2016 Jun 11: KTVZ - “Bend-La Pine Schools Energy Competition early winners named”

  • 2016 Jun 10: High Performing Buildings Magazine - “Eyes on the Prize: Communities Share Lessons from Energy Savings Competition”

  • 2016 May 24: Whatcom Talk - “Sustainable Connections and Local Partners Celebrate Success of Solarize Whatcom Campaign”

  • 2016 May 19: Corvallis Gazette Times - “Vision draft to be released Tuesday”

  • 2016 May 18: Huffington Post - “Powering Up Our Cities One Footstep at a Time”

  • 2016 May 18: Holland Sentinel - “Six things to know about beer fridges, saving money and winning stuff”

  • 2016 May 15: GoSkagit.com - “Break Free event builds off local activism”

  • 2016 May 11: Watcom Talk - “Bellingham Community Competes for the Million Georgetown University Energy Prize”

  • 2016 May 08: Athens News - “But will it drive using the power of the sun? Yes!”

  • 2016 May 06: Midwest Energy News - “Ohio effort seeks new incentives for landlords to invest in efficiency”

  • 2016 May 05: VTDigger.org - “South Burlington Adopts New Land Development Regulations”

  • 2016 May 05: Times Free Press - “Initiative helps Chattanooga’s low-income families save money while protecting the environment

  • 2016 May 02: Bellevue Reporter - “Bellevue competes with Bellingham to be greenest in Washington”

  • 2016 Apr 28: Press of Atlantic City - “‘Tiny house’ to set up shop in Gardner’s Basin”

  • 2016 Apr 25: UpMatters - “Effort aims to make Houghton County more energy efficient”

  • 2016 Apr 23: The Western Front - “Boundary Bay Brewery celebrates Earth day”

  • 2016 Apr 22: The Registry - “Bellevue and Bellingham Neck in Neck in National Green Contest”

  • 2016 Apr 22: Farmington Voice - “Your Voice: Energy efficiency a ‘spiritual calling'”

  • 2016 Apr 21: Globe News Wire - “Aerojet Rocketdyne Solar Farm Nominated for ADEQ TECHe Award”

  • 2016 Apr 20: GoAnacortes - “Saving energy can help save families”

  • 2016 Apr 17: Athens News - “Earth Week Extravaganza”

  • 2016 Apr 16: Holland Sentinel - “Retrofit Report: High schoolers to celebrate Energy Wars winners”

  • 2016 Apr 12: KDA 1610AM - “Duluth School Energy Reduction Challenge Is Underway”

  • 2016 Apr 06: BostInno - “The ‘Expedia of Solar’ Is Helping Cambridge Achieve Its Clean Energy Goals”

  • 2016 Apr 03: Wisconsin State Journal - “Around Town: Madison greening it up in hopes of $5M prize”

  • 2016 Apr 01: Bellingham Voices - “https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yX-6WtcmFKc”

  • 2016 Apr 01: Augusta Free Press - “Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation kicks off in Charlottesville”

  • 2016 Apr 01: Arkansas Business - “East Camden Solar Plant Turns on Power”

  • 2016 Mar 25: Park Record - “Summit Community Power Works launches solar program”

  • 2016 Mar 25: Aspen Daily News - “County approves $500K for APCHA energy-efficiency”

  • 2016 Mar 24: GoSkagit - “Anacortes Community Energy Fair set for Saturday”

  • 2016 Mar 22: WBIW - “Bloomington Energy Leaders Recognized”

  • 2016 Mar 22: Corvallis Gazette Times - “Free workshop on heat pumps set for Saturday”

  • 2016 Mar 21: KTVF11 - “Energy efficiency could bring million to FNSB”

  • 2016 Mar 16: GoAnacortes - “Energy fair aims to educate, inspire as city competes for prize”

  • 2016 Mar 10: Walla Walla Union Bulletin - “City energized by shot at million prize”

  • 2016 Mar 09: Athens Messenger - “Athens County surpasses Community Energy Savers goal”

  • 2016 Mar 06: The Herald Times Online - “Monroe County can improve on Energy Challenge ranking”

  • 2016 Mar 06: Athens News - “Exhibit inspires next generation of energy heroes”

  • 2016 Mar 06: Holland Sentinel - “Retrofit Report: Biggest Loser Challenge is ‘right thing to do’ for couple”

  • 2016 Mar 03: Energy Manager Today - “Energy Efficiency and Renewables: Municipalities Increasingly Get It”

  • 2016 Mar 03: Indiana Daily Student News - “Monroe County ranks 27th in national energy competition”

  • 2016 Mar 01: InForum - “Fargo starts game to save energy and money”

  • 2016 Feb 29: WDAY - “New E-Fargo game looks to entertain but also talk about energy efficiency”

  • 2016 Feb 26: Upper Michigan Source - “HEET brings the heat to Houghton County Courthouse”

  • 2016 Feb 26: GoSkagit - “Anacortes in top 10 of nationwide energy competition”

  • 2016 Feb 24: GoAnacortes - “A-town aims to top B-town in energy-saving challenge”

  • 2016 Feb 22: Aspen Daily News - “Business News in Brief: Still time for discounted energy assessments”

  • 2016 Feb 21: Holland Sentinel - “Retrofit Report: Youth energy teams knocking on every Holland door”

  • 2016 Feb 20: KGMI 790 AM News/Talk Podcast - “Steve Felbinger – Feller Heating and AC”

  • 2016 Feb 18: Go Skagit - “Out and About”

  • 2016 Feb 11: WBIW - “EPA Official Visits Bloomington, Heads Public Forum On Clean Power Plan”

  • 2016 Feb 10: Bend Source - “Nationwide competition to reduce energy consumption”

  • 2016 Feb 10: Athens News - “Salaam goes LED, invites others to follow suit”

  • 2016 Feb 04: Western Today - “Bellingham kicks off ‘Energy Year’ with downtown celebration”

  • 2016 Feb 03: Bellingham Herald - “Bellingham declares 2016 Energy Year; $5M on the line”

  • 2016 Feb 01: Watcom Watch - “Bellingham Energy Prize Aims to Save More”

  • 2016 Jan 31: Bellingham Herald - “Whatcom View: Everyone can help city win energy prize”

  • 2016 Jan 28: Winter Park / Maitland Observer - “Winter Park City Talk”

  • 2016 Jan 28: News Miner - “Help Fairbanks win energy efficiency competition”

  • 2016 Jan 27: San Jose Mercury News - “Sunnyvale to debut an app that makes saving the planet a game”

  • 2016 Jan 26: WBRC - “Huntsville could win $5M in national energy competition”

  • 2016 Jan 26: Union Bulletin - “Sustainable Living Center receives 000 sponsorship in energy prize competition”

  • 2016 Jan 25: Daily Cardinal - “Go Green practices in Madison”

  • 2016 Jan 25: Holland Sentinel - “Be Holland’s biggest (energy) loser — and win”

  • 2016 Jan 22: Gazette Times - “Corvallis ranks 10th in energy prize competition”

  • 2016 Jan 21: Farmington Voice - “Farmington area Energy Prize bid kicks off second year”

  • 2016 Jan 20: Go Anacortes - “City pitting neighbor against neighbor in new energy-reducing competition”

  • 2016 Jan 20: Go Anacortes - “Just lose it — all the way to the bank”

  • 2016 Jan 19: Bend Bulletin - “Local schools face off in energy savings competition”

  • 2016 Jan 16: KTVZ - “Bend-La Pine Schools competing to cut energy use”

  • 2016 Jan 16: MyCentralOregon.com - “Bend La Pine Schools Compete to Reduce Energy”

  • 2016 Jan 13 - ABC10 “Residents challenged to winterize homes”

  • 2016 Jan 13: The Brighton Blade - “City considering loan for sustainability repairs”

  • 2016 Jan 11: Bend Bulletin - “Bend ranks 11th so far in energy competition”

  • 2016 Jan 10: Athens News - “Final call to energize Athens County Libraries”

  • 2016 Jan 09: Home Town Life - “Farmington ready for Year Two push toward Energy Prize”

  • 2016 Jan 08: Corvallis Gazette Times - “Sustainability group unveils solar power campaign”

  • 2016 Jan 07: KTVZ - “Bend ranks 11th in National Energy Challenge”

  • 2016 Jan 07: Farmington Voice - “Energy Prize year two kicks off with free family event”

  • 2016 Jan 05: Corvallis Gazette Times - “Coalition plans annual meeting Friday”

  • 2016 Jan 04: Aspen Public Radio - “Aspen currently 3rd place in national energy competition”

  • 2015 Dec 30: BostInno - “Cambridge’s March to $5 Million Led by Student-Driven Energy Challenge”

  • 2015 Dec 30: Holland Sentinel - “MY TAKE: Encouraging to see Holland embrace energy sustainability”

  • 2015 Dec 21: The Coloradan - “Want points for being green? There’s an app for that”

  • 2015 Dec 16: Columbia Business Times - ‘2016’s 20 Under 40: Barbara Buffaloe, City of Columbia”

  • 2015 Dec 08: NBC29 - “Students, Energize!Charlottesville Make App to Help Residents Save Energy”

  • 2015 Dec 08: Agusta Free Press - “UVA students develop game app to help Charlottesville residents save energy at home”

  • 2015 Dec 03: Collegiate Times - “Sustainability in Blacksburg: Part two”

  • 2015 Dec 02: Athens News - “UpGrade the card game: Dealing in energy education”

  • 2015 Nov 29: Grand Forks Herald - “Combatting carbon: Five Fargo residents lead pragmatic fight against climate change”

  • 2015 Nov 24: Aspen Daily News - “Aspen council approves 2000 to take ownership of parking meters”

  • 2015 Nov 23: San Juan Journal - “Take charge of your energy use”

  • 2015 Nov 20: Camden News - “Calhoun County leads in energy-prize contest through area’s OECC” (subscription required)

  • 2015 Nov 19: Newsplex.com - “Energize! Charlottesville Campaign Engaging Community Through Arts”

  • 2015 Nov 19: The Daily Progress - “Bridge PAI director's project selected by local energy-usage competition”

  • 2015 Nov 16: The Daily Progress - “Pearl, Nest team up to provide information on resales' energy efficiency”

  • 2015 Nov 16: Newsplex.com - “Pearl Certification Helps Homeowners Cash in on Energy Efficiency”

  • 2015 Nov 13: InForum - “Group: Fargo saved .3M on energy as part of competition”

  • 2015 Nov 12: KVRR - “eFargo on Pace to Win National Energy Prize”

  • 2015 Nov 12: WDAY - “Fargo needs to improve energy use in order to win million Georgetown prize”

  • 2015 Nov 10: FM 92.1 News - “November 10, 2015 in Local News: Bates County Economic Developer Hired”

  • 2015 Nov 09: WBIW - “Beat the Meter Blitz is Back! Free Home Energy Assessments For Bloomington Residents”

  • 2015 Nov 06: Cambridge Wicked Local - “Glocal Challenge at Cambridge Rindge aims to reduce energy”

  • 2015 Nov 05: The Athens News - “A push for more energy-efficient gov. buildings”

  • 2015 Nov 04: Daily Mining Gazette - “Family Energy Night - Mystery Solved - Sherlock “Homes” Event Teaches Energy Saving Skills for All”

  • 2015 Nov 03: Columbia Missourian - “Energy efficiency improvements planned at the ARC, Lake of the Woods Clubhouse”

  • 2015 Nov 03: Energy Manager Today - “Aspen School District’s Energy Cuts Could Help City Win $5M”

  • 2015 Nov 02: THOnline - “City energized about possible million prize”

  • 2015 Oct 31: Summit Daily - “Mountain Town News: ASPEN TIGHTENS VISE ON GREENHOUSE GASES”

  • 2105 Oct 31: Aspen Daily News - “Schools’ energy savings aid competition effort”

  • 2015 Oct 25: Aspen Times - “Letter: Think Aspen is the best? Let’s prove it”

  • 2015 Oct 23: NBC KNDO23 - “Walla Walla Competes for Million Prize in Energy Efficiency Contest”

  • 2015 Oct 23: Holland Sentinel - “Quick Hits: Four thoughts on this week’s news”

  • 2015 Oct 22: Holland Sentinel -“Retrofit Report: 4 things to know from Energize you!”

  • 2015 Oct 20: Holland Sentinel - “Holland energy use down, not enough, officials say”

  • 2015 Oct 19: TH Online - “Dubuque semifinalist for million prize”

  • 2015 Oct 19: Daily Mining Gazette - “Energy Show HEETs up the Dee”

  • 2015 Oct 15: Daily Progress - “JMRL offering energy-use monitors”

  • 2015 Oct 15: Athens Messenger - “Electric vehicle initiative planned by Upgrade Athens County”

  • 2015 Oct 14: Daily Progress - “Environmentalists turn out for rally downtown”

  • 2015 Oct 14: WINA - “Environmental Rally On Mall”

  • 2015 Oct 14: Press of Atlantic City - “Atlantic City to host energy fair Friday”

  • 2015 Oct 14: Shore News Today - “Atlantic City Green Team to host ‘Energy Fair’ Friday, Oct. 16”

  • 2015 Oct 14: TV6 News - “Students Create Solar Kitchen Ovens”

  • 2015 Oct 12: The Post Athens - “Athens City Council ‘going green,’ updating tax code

  • 2015 Oct 08: The Harvard Crimson - “Green Transportation Event Showcases Sustainability Efforts”

  • 2015 Oct 08: 7th Space - “Media Alert: Saginaw Sunset Home Wins ‘People’s Choice’ Award on 2015 Green and Solar Tour

  • 2015 Oct 07: NBC29 - “City, PCA Partnering for “Energize!Charlottesville Pitch Night”

  • 2015 Oct 07: Go Anacortes - “Residents urged to save energy

  • 2015 Oct 06: Newsplex.com - “Using Art to Raise Awareness of Energy Usage”

  • 2015 Oct 04: Burlington Free Press - “Eighth graders in SoBu tackle big energy”

  • 2015 Oct 02: Aspen Times - “Aspen competes in Ski Town Showdown against Park City”

  • 2015 Oct 02: Holland Sentinel - “Retrofit Report: Workplaces benefit employees and community with home energy assessments”

  • 2015 Sep 30: Athens News - “October sparks clean-energy commitment, other good news”

  • 2015 Sep 30: The Daily Cardinal - “Madison uses online strategy to reduce energy use”

  • 2015 Sep 23: NBC29 - “Charlottesville Competes in Energy Saving Contest”

  • 2015 Sep 22: ABC10 -“Local energy organization competes for a big prize”

  • 2015 Sep 22: ABC NEWS 10 - “Local Energy Organization Competes for a Big Prize”

  • 2015 Sep 22: Daily Mining Gazette - “Energy Pro: Pending Solar Bill ‘Draconian'”

  • 2015 Sep 16: Athens News - “Off-Campus Upgrade kicked off this week in Athens”

  • 2015 Sep 15: Athens Messenger - “UpGrade Athens County to distribute LED bulbs to community”

  • 2015 SEP 11: Duluth News Tribune - “Energy conservation on display at Saturday’s Harvest Festival”

  • 2015 Sep 09: Athens News - “Celebrating the pawpaw”

  • 2015 Sep 05: Daily Mining Gazette - “Editorial: HEET Powers Copper Country’s Energy Economy”

  • 2015 Sep 04: 7th Space - “Green And Solar Tour 2015 Hosted By The Environmental Center Of Bend”

  • 2015 Sep 02: Columbian Missourian - “City allocates 0000 in proposed budget to reduce carbon footprint”

  • 2015 Aug 30: Athens News - “HAPCAP’s booth in the Nelsonville Public Square explains weatherization and techniques to save energy

  • 2015 Aug 26: The Mining Journal - “Local energy production focus of HEET presentation”

  • 2015 Aug 19: Business Wire - “Bosch grants $280,000 to local schools, organizations to promote STEM education in Michigan”

  • 2015 Aug 12: WHNT - “City of Huntsville competes for million prize to reduce energy consumption”

  • 2015 Aug 12: Corvallis Gazette Times - “Energy prize campaign adds staff, offers training”

  • 2015 Aug 11: WBIW - “Bloomington Residents Might Get Visit From EnergyMobile”

  • 2015 August 07: Herald Times - “It’s Your Business: Monroe County Energy Challenge good for business”

  • 2015 Aug 06: Cascade Business News - “Energy Prize for Bend, Oregon and Your Home Air Filters”

  • 2015 July 29: Athens News - “Weatherize Nelsonville: On to energy efficiency”

  • 2015 July 29: Wisconsin State Journal - “Mayor urges Madison to be more ‘green,’ win million prize”

  • 2015 July 29: WKOW - “Madison up for million national energy prize”

  • 2015 July 29: NewsPlex.com - “Neighbors Save Money, Build Relationships with Transition Streets Program”

  • 2015 July 28: Corvallis Gazette Times - “Task force finishes draft scope of work on climate action”

  • 2015 July 22: WFHB - “Monroe County Energy Mobile Promotes Conservation”

  • 2015 Jul 19: Keweenaw Report - “Rick Allen Interview with Melissa Davis and Marcia Goodrich”

  • 2015 July 17: The Bridge - “OPINION: Net Zero Montpelier after the First Year”

  • 2015 July 17: Farmington Voice - “Check out these activities (and more) Saturday at the Festival”

  • 2015 July 15: Athens News - “Regional utilities help UpGrade Athens County with Energy Savers program”

  • 2015 Jul 15: Daily Mining Gazette - “County Approves Pace District”

  • 2015 July 08: 7th Space Interactive - “A New Development of High-Performance Custom Homes Slated to Debut in Bend, Oregon”

  • 2015 July 06: Aspen Times - “Aspen seeing 23 more 'no-freeze' days than in 1980”

  • 2015 July 06: The Post Athens - “AEP, Columbia Gas program to potentially bring money for sustainability to Athens”

  • 2015 July 06: WBIW - “Duke Energy Awards $10K To Support Monroe County Energy Challenge”

  • 2015 June 25: Shore News Today - “Atlantic City to host Energy Saving Lighting Fair”

  • 2015 June 25: Jackson Hole News & Guide - “Valley homes being lit by LED bulb program”

  • 2015 June 25: The Columbus Dispatch - “Athens County program may tap solar power”

  • 2015 Jun 25: Daily Mining Gazette - “Stewardship: Energy Efficiency, Conservation is a Duty of All Religions”