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State and Local Governments Helping Area Manufacturers Go Green

August 02, 2009


Wisconsin and San Antonio are each launching initiatives to push area manufacturers toward innovation and adoption of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

RPN member Wisconsin plans to use $28 million it received under the American Recovery Act to reduce fossil fuel use in manufacturing by deploy renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies; and retool state businesses to enable them to produce components of renewable energy systems and energy efficient products; and investment in renewable energy projects.

San Antonio's pilot “Lean, Clean Energy” program--the first of its kind in the nation--is designed to help the business and operations of medium-sized manufacturers become more cost-effective and environmentally friendly.




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