Department for Energy Development and Independence Announces Grant Recipients

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 24, 2017) – Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Charles Snavely today announced that seven organizations will share more than $1.6 million in grant funding to promote efficient technologies and practices in public and private-sector buildings. Recipients include education, utility service, local government, and waste water treatment organizations.

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Energy and Environment Cabinet Announces Completion of Fort Campbell Five Megawatt Solar Array Project

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 13, 2017) -The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) has announced the completion of a five megawatt Solar Array Project at Fort Campbell—making it the largest non-utility solar array in Kentucky. Completion of the project was recognized today by state, federal and local officials during a ribbon cutting ceremony at Fort Campbell.

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Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Calls for Nominations for Annual Environmental Awards

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 5, 2017) – The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet is calling for nominations for its annual environmental awards to be presented during the 2017 Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment on Oct. 19-20 at the Lexington Convention Center.

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Workshops to be Held May 24 in Madisonville to Help Local Governments Capture Energy Savings

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 15, 2017) — The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC), University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (UK CAER), and the Kentucky Department for Local Government (DLG) are hosting a workshop about reducing energy costs to assist Kentucky’s local governments.

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Save the Date: The 2017 Governor’s Conference on Energy & the Environment is set for Oct. 19 and 20

The Energy & Environment Cabinet will hold its 41st yearly conference examining contemporary issues regarding energy and our environment.

We look forward to seeing you there. For more information please check our website periodically at http://eec.ky.gov/Pages/conference.aspx for more information.

Renewable, Energy Efficiency Grant Applications Sought

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) is seeking applications for grant opportunities involving renewable and energy efficiency initiatives and technologies. Funds totaling $1.6 million are available from unused environmental mitigation funds from a 2012 Consent Decree.  Instructions and application materials are available on the EEC Website, http://energy.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx.

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“Capture the Earth” Student Video and Photo Contests Announced

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 22, 2017) – The Energy and Environment Cabinet today announced two contests to protect the environment and to celebrate Earth Day.

For middle school students, the “Capture the Earth” photo contest seeks original photographs and for high school students, the “Capture the Earth” video contest seeks original videos. Both contests seek to celebrate the beauty and diversity of Kentucky.

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