The City of Aledo is a finalist in the first-ever Ameren Illinois Energy Innovators competition. In its inaugural year, Energy Innovators is a competitive awards program that recognizes organizations for outstanding achievements in energy efficiency.
be considered, projects or programs had to take place between June 1, 2017 and
May 31, 2018. The City of Aledo is a
finalist for the Energy Savings category.
are eligible to receive an award in one of three categories:
Savings Projects – Energy efficiency projects that
generated significant energy savings relative to the facility or business’s
Projects – Energy efficiency projects that in some way
utilized new or innovative technology.
Benefit – Projects or programs that increased energy
efficiency engagement in underserved communities, created jobs or training
opportunities in the energy efficiency industry, or helped expand or launch new
energy efficiency businesses.
top organization in each category will receive $1,000, and one overall winner
will receive $10,000 towards an energy efficiency project.
Energy Savings category was very competitive in this year’s inaugural
competition. We had many great
submissions, from municipalities to small businesses,” said Keith Martin,
Director of Energy Efficiency Operations for Ameren Illinois. “What they all shared, though, is a great
story of how they lowered their energy usage and saved money through energy
winner will be announced at an awards ceremony being held December 5, 2018 at
the Crowne Plaza in Springfield.