On June 29, 2012, a major storm system known as a derecho (“deh-REY-cho”) formed and moved across Illinois through the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic States. The 2012 Derecho traveled about 600 miles in about 10 hours. Approximately 4.2 million customers were without power across 11 States and the District of Columbia and restoration in some

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy recently issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement (“FOA”) that requires the recipient to provide only twenty percent of the total budget. Funding will focus on three areas of interest: 

  1. Advancing Energy Efficiency in Public Facilities that will assist states to develop holistic, whole-building, deep retrofit programs or strategies