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May 22, 2023

Energize Delaware playing a major role in green workforce development Energize Delaware recently hosted green workforce development training for nearly 60 of their Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Program heating and air conditioning professionals (HVAC) and energy auditors from across the state.. Manufacturer representatives from Bradford White, Eco2 Systems, Rheem, A.O. Smith and Ariston Group…

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May 15, 2023

Energize Delaware & Partners are Playing a Major Role in Green Workforce Development! Energize Delaware, New Ecology, Inc. and Green Building United are hosting a three-day Phius Certified Builder (CPHB) training July 19 – 21, 2023 in Newark.  The training teaches construction professionals to focus on the building techniques used to create passive energy-efficient structures…

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May 4, 2023

On April 26, 2023, Energize Delaware  hosted training for nearly seventy contractors and energy auditors from across Delaware. The training focused on how energy-efficiency can make a difference in Delaware through our contractor and auditor partners. The participants were experts in home energy assessments, weatherization including crawlspace encapsulation, insulation, air sealing professionals along with HVAC…

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February 16, 2023

Andrew “Drew” Slater, Delaware’s Public Advocate for the last six years, was chosen by the Board as Energize Delaware’s new Executive Director. The current Executive Director, Anthony “Tony” DePrima Ph.D, hired in 2009, is retiring from his position, but will stay on with the nonprofit until mid-March to assure a smooth transition.  “Drew Slater has…

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February 16, 2023

Public Libraries are being given an opportunity to go solar.  Energize Delaware has created and launched a new program that will give public libraries money to add a solar array to their property to cut their utility costs.  The 501 (c)(3) has allotted $3 million dollars for Fiscal year 2022-2023 and beyond. The application requires…

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January 17, 2023

 10,000th HOME IS SERVICED Energize Delaware’s Lights On Delaware Strong Program, launched in the summer of 2017 with the HELP Initiative, Inc. The statewide program has officially serviced 10,000 homes in high-risk communities in need of better lighting to increase energy-efficiency and improve safety.  Dusk to dawn energy efficient LED lights are installed on front…

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January 17, 2023

Delaware’s nineteen public school districts can now apply for a grant to add solar energy systems to one or more schools in their district.  The NEW program offering at least $500,000 per public school district was launched by Energize Delaware in a meeting to motivate schools to reduce their energy costs.   The program allows…

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October 18, 2022

www.SolarDelaware Is Now Live! Want to learn more about solar energy? Are you considering adding solar to your home, congregation, nonprofit, or business? Are you a teacher that would like lesson plans on solar energy for your classroom? If so, SolarDelaware.org is a resource you can use. The newly developed website is a collaborative effort…

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September 28, 2022

Energize Delaware’s latest program is focused on helping Delaware’s towns, cities, and county governments get easier access to electric powered vehicles (EVs). The nonprofit has allocated five million dollars in fiscal 2022-2023 for the program.  The Grant for Local Government EV Fleets application can be submitted starting October 15, 2022. All local governments in Delaware…

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August 26, 2022

  Delaware’s only Zero Energy modular home has won the Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home™ award in August. Then was awarded grand prize at the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance High Performance Home Building summit in Arizona in September. The Department of Energy (DOE) presented the ZeMod and Beracah Homes with the affordable…

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