Events

Networking the Region’s Energy Leaders

REO Meeting

Communities that have a solid strategic approach to energy management take more meaningful and lasting steps toward reducing their energy use and reliance on fossil fuels. Institutionalizing attention to energy issues through the development of sustainability departments and public engagement bodies can help communities focus on cutting edge policies for achieving their goals. The Southeast Read more…

Regional Energy Office Annual Meeting

Mayor Joseph Kuspa shows off Southgate's solar array

Please join with the Regional Energy Office in celebrating at our first annual meeting on February 26.  We’ll begin our meeting with a review of our accomplishments, which include over $2.7 million won on behalf of southeast Michigan local governments for municipal energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, and a $30 million grant from the U.S. Read more…

How Local Governments Can Use Competitions to Reduce Energy Use

gauges on a power meter

On December 6, 2012, from 3-4:30 pm EST, EPA’s Local Climate and Energy Program will hold a webcast describing how local governments can plan and run an energy efficiency competition to encourage energy reductions in their communities. Experts from EPA’s ENERGY STAR program will discuss the benefits of a competition, the basic steps involved, common Read more…

Energy Office members attend Green Communities Leadership Academy

Roseville Team Huddle

Ferndale, Huntington Woods, River Rouge, Roseville, St. Clair Shores, Washtenaw County, and Ypsilanti participated in the Michigan Green Communities Leadership Academy held at the beautiful, LEED-certified University of Michigan Business School. The event was co-facilitated by Michigan Green Communities Network and the Institute for Sustainable Communities from Vermont. The Energy Office was also an integral Read more…

Southgate kicks off BetterBuildings for Michigan, January 19!

Kickoff_Ferndale

Southgate has been selected for a nationwide program designed to help homeowners save on their energy bills and invest in their homes. Join the BetterBuildings for Michigan team and City of Southgate officials as they kick off this innovative program! See a demonstration of an energy assessment, Learn easy ways to reduce your home heating Read more…