Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance Improves 1,000 Homes

Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance Improves 1,000 Homes, Driving Energy Efficiency & Economic Development

Multi-Government Collaboration Lays Groundwork For Unique Initiative That Has Attracted More Than $20M In Public & Private Capital

The Department of Energy (DOE) Better Building program participant, the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance was successful in creating jobs, training programs and new financing mechanisms aimed at increasing energy efficiency in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area. The Energy Alliance will award officials from seven local governments for their partnership in the program and also recognize the 1,000th local homeowner who has benefitted from home energy improvements.

DOE will attend this event and speak to the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance’s achievements of this major economic development milestone.

When: Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at 10 a.m.

Where: Theodore M. Berry International Friendship Park Pavilion, just off of Riverside Drive. Parking is available across from the Pavilion (Gravel Lot).

Who: Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance, Department of Energy, Hamilton County, Boone County, Kenton County, Campbell County, City of Cincinnati, City of Covington, City of Florence

The following leaders will be on a Q&A panel at the press conference and will receive an award on behalf of their municipality:

  • Mayor  Diane Whalen, City of Florence, KY
  • Mayor  Charles Scheper , City of Covington, KY
  • County Administrator Joe Shriver, Kenton County, KY
  • Assistant County Administrator/Treasurer Lisa Buerkley, Boone County, KY
  • Judge Executive, Steve Pendery, Campbell County, KY
  • Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls, City of Cincinnati, OH
  • Commissioner Todd Portune, Hamilton County, OH