Battle Creek, Michigan, Receives 2014 Economic Development Corporation Award for Leadership in Energy Efficiency

Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, recently announced  that the City of Battle Creek, MI was the recipient of the 2014 Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Energy Services Coalition (ESC) Award for its sustainability focus and leadership in efficiency initiatives. Under Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC) with Ameresco, valued at more than $4.4 million, the City has untaken major upgrade projects at facilities including the Kellogg Arena Event Center and Full Blast Recreation Center resulting in more than $84,000 in annual energy and maintenance savings.

The City was recognized by the Michigan Chapter of the Energy Services Coalition during an awards luncheon today at the Michigan Municipal League office in Lansing. City Manager Rebecca Fleury accepted the award on behalf of the City.

“The City of Battle Creek is honored to be recognized by the MEDC and to receive this sustainability leadership award,” said Fleury. “Our entire community is committed to reducing our energy usage and to being more efficient, and our ongoing partnership with Ameresco has allowed us to effectively upgrade our facilities while utilizing taxpayer dollars in the most efficient and environmentally responsible way.”

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Date Posted: 11/12/2014