Oak Ridge has been recognized as a Green Power Community of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Oak Ridge is one of only two cities to receive the award. The other is Medford, Oregon.
Oak Ridge is one of 19 Green Power Partners and four suppliers from across the country receiving Green Leadership Awards given each year by the EPA. Awardees are recognized for their achievements in advancing the nation’s renewable energy market and reducing greenhouse gas emissions fueling climate change, a press release said.
The 2014 Green Power Leadership Awards will be presented on Wednesday, December 3, at the annual Renewable Energy Markets Conference in Sacramento, California. [Read more…]