Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance to be awarded Non-Profit of the Year by Green Energy Ohio
CINCINNATI, OHIO - May 3, 2012 - The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance will be awarded the Non-Profit of the Year by Green Energy Ohio at the organization's 12th Annual Meeting. The Energy Alliance received the award for outstanding facilitation of investments in energy efficiency for homeowners, non-profit organizations and commercial building owners through outreach, education, project management and financing solutions.
Awarded one of twenty-five federal Better Buildings Neighborhood grants, the Energy Alliance has been able to expand its offerings to homeowners and non-profits in the Greater Cincinnati area. With the $17 million Department of Energy grant the organization has also developed programs to help commercial and multi-family buildings reduce their energy waste.
The Energy Alliance will be one of eleven recipients of GEO awards for 2011 achievements. The Green Energy Ohio (GEO) is a nonprofit organization that promotes economically and environmentally sustainable energy policies and practices in Ohio. The organization conducts outreach on all forms of renewable energy, serves as the Ohio American Solar Energy Society Chapter and provides a statewide residential solar thermal rebate.
In addition to the Annual Meeting and awards recognition, there will be a luncheon, trade show, review of the 2011 Annual Report and featured speakers.
What: Green Energy Ohio Non-Profit of the Year Award
When: Saturday, May 5, 2012, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Who: Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance, Green Energy Ohio and additional award recipients