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New Richmond & Mount Horeb selected for “Save to Give” Challenge

The Focus on Energy® program motivates residents to save energy and raise money for charities

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

(Madison. WI) - FOCUS ON ENERGY® selected New Richmond and Mount Horeb as the two Wisconsin communities participating in the second round of the pilot program, the “Save to Give Challenge.” Residents will raise money for local charities while they save mo...

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Governor Evers Honors Beloit College for their Sustainability & Energy Efficiency Goals

“The Powerhouse” student facility earns Beloit College top Focus on Energy® Award

Thu, Sep 09, 2021

Beloit, WI – Beloit College students no longer need to stare at an abandoned coal power plant sitting along the Rock River on campus. They get to use it every day as their student union, recreation center, and gathering place for meetings. The college spent $4...

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FOCUS ON ENERGY® announces 2021 New Construction Trade Ally Award Winners

The New Construction Trade Ally Awards will be presented during the American Institute of Architects Wisconsin 2021 Design Awards Gala September 17

Thu, Sep 09, 2021

Focus on Energy recognized professional design and construction firms in eight separate categories for incorporating energy efficiency into their new construction project designs. The winners from across Wisconsin  are participating Trade Allies of Focus ...

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Energy Efficiency Built into Design of Wisconsin Senior Living Facility

Former Governor Tommy Thompson applauds Focus on Energy Assistance to Riverwood Senior Living

Fri, Sep 03, 2021

(Wisconsin Dells) – The residents of Riverwood Senior Living-Eagle’s Nest are discovering first-hand how FOCUS ON ENERGY® worked with Wisconsin Dells Power and Light and Alliant Energy offering incentives for using energy-efficient equipment in a new facility....

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Nonprofit Saved When Lodi Residents Started Saving Energy

The “Save to Give Challenge” helped raise $10,018 for three nonprofits

Mon, Aug 16, 2021

Lodi, WI - Focus on Energy’s® “Save to Give Challenge” ended for Lodi residents with a celebration, a check presentation during Susie the Duck Day, and an amazing announcement from a Lodi nonprofit. The “Save to Give Challenge” allowed residents to earn donati...

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Study: Focus on Energy Programs Deliver Energy Savings with High Customer Satisfaction

Energy Savings Efforts Strengthen Wisconsin’s Economy

Fri, Jun 04, 2021

MADISON – Wisconsin’s Focus on Energy program continues to deliver significant cost-effective energy savings and high customer satisfaction, according to an independent evaluation report. The program also reached new all-time highs in customer satisfaction, de...

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Focus on Energy Earns Three more Hermes Awards

A competition administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

Fri, May 28, 2021

Madison, Wis. – FOCUS ON ENERGY®, Wisconsin’s energy efficiency and renewable resources program, continues gathering marketing awards, earning three 2021 Hermes Awards for distinction in marketing and communications. This month Focus on Energy earned one Pl...

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Ozaukee County accepts energy award from FOCUS ON ENERGY®

2021 Energy Efficiency Excellence Award Winner

Thu, May 13, 2021

Madison, Wis. – Ozaukee County’s energy conservation efforts makes them a leader among local governments in Wisconsin and an ideal recipient for a FOCUS ON ENERGY® 2021 Energy Efficiency Excellence (EEE) Award. The County’s achievement is the result of the col...

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Rocky Knoll Health Care Center wins Energy Efficiency Excellence award

2021 Energy Efficiency Excellence Award Winner

Tue, May 04, 2021

Madison, Wis. – Rocky Knoll Health Care Center – a Sheboygan County-owned, licensed and certified skilled nursing facility, offering both short and long-term care for 149 residents—made big investments in energy efficiency beginning in 2012 and continuing thro...

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Focus on Energy Announces 2021 Energy Efficiency Excellence Award Winners

Program honors 12 Wisconsin businesses for outstanding commitment to energy efficiency

Tue, Apr 13, 2021

Madison, Wis. – Ahead of Earth Day, FOCUS ON ENERGY® is recognizing businesses and other groups throughout Wisconsin for their statewide impacts and dedicated efforts in energy efficiency with its annual Energy Efficiency Excellence Awards.  "I am prou...

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Focus on Energy Partners with KEEP

to Promote Energy Education for Earth Day

Tue, Apr 06, 2021

Madison, Wis. – This April, FOCUS ON ENERGY® is celebrating Earth Day all month long. Wisconsin's energy efficiency and renewable energy program has partnered with the Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) to create a four-part blog series on renewabl...

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Focus on Energy Honored by MEEA

Inspiring Efficiency Award for Pandemic Marketing Efforts

Tue, Mar 23, 2021

Madison, Wis. – Today, the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) announced that FOCUS ON ENERGY® earned its 2021 Inspiring Efficiency Award for Marketing.  Focus on Energy, Wisconsin’s energy efficiency and renewable energy resources program, is be...

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