STAR Certificate of Achievement PDF
450,906 lbs. of GHG Emissions Prevented in October 2010!
In celebration of the 4th Annual Wisconsin
Interfaith Energy Awareness Month (October 2010), the Islamic
of Wisconsin in partnership with Wisconsin Interfaith Power & Light
helped to empower an estimated saving of 235,365 kilowatt hours
of energy, $34,519 in energy costs, and prevented 450,906 pounds
of greenhouse gas emissions!
2010 We Energies Award
for Wisconsin Interfaith Power & Light's
Role in the Energy Stewards Program
For more information about the history of the Wisconsin Interfaith
Energy Stewardship Collaborative (Energy Stewards), see http://www.wisconsinipl.org/energystewardship.htm
356,186 lbs. of GHG Emissions Prevented in October 2009!
In celebration of the Third Annual Wisconsin Interfaith Energy
Awareness Month (October 2009), the Islamic Environmental Group
of Wisconsin in partnership with the
Wisconsin Interfaith Climate and Energy Campaign helped to empower
an estimated saving of 189,348 kilowatt hours of energy, $27,747,
and prevented 356,186 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions!
Energy Star Certificate of Achievement
539,170 lbs. of GHG Emissions Prevented in October 2008!
In celebration of the Second Annual Wisconsin
Interfaith Energy Awareness Month (October 2008), the Islamic
of Wisconsin in partnership with the
Interfaith Climate and Energy Campaign helped to empower
an estimated saving of 286,040 kilowatt hours of energy, $41,400,
pounds of greenhouse
For more information, contact Huda Alkaff,
Coordinator of the 3rd Annual Wisconsin Interfaith Energy Awareness
Month in October
2009 at email@example.com
122,700 lbs. of GHG Emissions Prevented in October 2007!
During October 2007, the 1st Annual Wisconsin
Interfaith Energy Awareness Month, the Islamic Environmental
Group of Wisconsin
and WICEC met their goal of obtaining
100 household pledges to use energy efficient CFLs. They helped
to empower a saving of
84,600 kWh of energy, $7,868, and prevented 122,700 pounds of
greenhouse gas emissions
and Wisconsin Partners for Clean Air recognizes three voluntary
efforts; 2005 awards go to Culver's, UW-Oshkosh, and Wisconsin
Interfaith Climate & Energy Campaign.
MADISON -Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton joined the Department of Natural Resources
and the Wisconsin Partners for Clean Air at the annual Clean Air Extravaganza
today to celebrate the accomplishments of Wisconsin businesses and organizations
that have taken voluntary actions to improve air quality in the state. The
event took place at We Energies headquarters in downtown Milwaukee and was
attended by CEOs and other representatives of Wisconsin Partners for Clean
Air organizations, and other federal, state and local officials.
Through Governor Doyles
Grow Wisconsin and Conserve Wisconsin initiatives, we are working
hard to improve our natural resources while enhancing our economy
at the same time, said Lt. Gov. Lawton. This balancing act is
a difficult task, but we are fortunate to have organizations
like the Wisconsin Partners for Clean Air, composed of over 300
businesses and organizations, who are dedicated to working toward
that same goal.
DNR Southeast Regional
Director Gloria McCutcheon presented the annual WPCA Recognition
Awards, which recognized companies and organizations for their
2005 achievements. Aard winners wewre:
for reusing waste vegetable
oil as fuel for company vehicles and promoting the use of this
alternative fuel to others, undertaking an energy efficiency
policy for all new Culvers buildings, retrofitting kitchen hoods,
and having smoke-free restaurants.
of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
for purchasing renewable
energy as well as retrofitting and building facilities to be
more energy efficient, offering free bus passes, and organizing
the worlds largest Earth Charter Community Summit.
Wisconsin Interfaith Climate and Energy Campaign
for organizing workshops
and using other outreach tactics to inform congregations and
the public of ways to reduce energy and fuel consumption, supporting
a program in India that produces fuel from tree oil to run equipment
in local villages, and supporting the diesel school bus retrofit
nominees in 2005 were:
their construction of roundabouts to reduce traffic congestion
and encourage alternative transportation.
reducing emissions through improved internal operations and
enhanced customer service.
finding a new degreaser that reduces workplace hazards.
designing a more energy efficient facility and reducing both
internal and external fleet emissions.
Engine Dresser for
developing a more fuel efficient, lower emission generator.
offering alternative commute options to employees and using
innovative emission controls at their power plants.
Following the awards
ceremony, Rosemary Potter, Executive Director of Transit Now,
and Robert Marino, Chairman, President and CEO of Roundys, Inc.,
addressed the audience about the vast potential of the Kenosha
- Racine - Milwaukee commuter rail project. Following their presentations,
a panel composed of Julie Magee, Midwest Clean Diesel Coordinator
for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region V; Dennis
Damann, Director of Engineering, Schneider National; and John
Drake, Fleet Manager and Scott Geshrick, Safety Specialist, Quad/Graphics
discussed the benefits to fleets participating in the EPAs SmartWay
Transport Partnership program. Awards were also presented to
the winners of the WPCA student poster and poem contest in the
Schools + Business = Clean Air Program. The winning students,
along with their teachers and parents, were present to accept
their recognition and awards.