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U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) voted last night in support of H.R. 880, the American Research and Competitiveness Act, and H.R. 1806, the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act. Both measures passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 274 to 145 and 217 to 205, respectively. Whitfield released the following statement upon passage
House Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released the following statement following the administration’s release of the first installment of its Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) focusing on energy transmission, storage, and distribution infrastructure.
OWENSBORO, KY - May 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Steve Beshear today presented funding for energy efficiency updates and state homeland security grants in Daviess County. A $58,800 Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) is funding energy efficient updates to the Daviess County Courthouse, and a $75,600 EECBG is supporting retrofits at the Green River Area Development District (GRADD) building in Owensboro
LEXINGTON, KY - November 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- First Lady Jane Beshear today visited the home of Lexington residents Larry and Melissa LeVine to see firsthand the energy-efficiency improvements being made as a part of KY Home Performance, a comprehensive, energy-efficiency program designed to help Kentucky homeowners save energy while increasing the comfort of their homes.“I encourage Kentuckians to take advantage of this unique program to make home improvements just as Steve and I have done in the Governor’s Mansion and in our own home,” said Mrs. Beshear. “KY Home Performance assists Kentucky families in financing energy-efficiency upgrades to make their homes more energy efficient while also creating opportunities for green jobs.”
FRANKFORT, KY - October 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Steve Beshear today announced the launch of KY Home Performance, a comprehensive energy efficiency program that will help homeowners across the Commonwealth save money and energy while creating jobs.“KY Home Performance not only provides homeowners access to tools to reduce their homes’ energy use, it is adding new opportunities to the growing green jobs sector,” said Gov. Beshear. “Helping families find ways to save money and protect our environment while expanding job opportunities in the green energy sector make today’s announcement especially exciting. I strongly encourage homeowners to take advantage of this unique opportunity to make changes in their homes that will have a lasting impact.”
FRANKFORT, KY - September 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Steve Beshear announced today that Kentucky will receive $500,000 to support energy efficiency projects that will lower energy bills for Kentucky families and businesses, boost job growth, and increase investment in companies that deliver energy-saving technologies. The funding comes from grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy to 12 states totaling $28.5 million
FRANKFORT, KY - April 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, First Lady Jane Beshear joined Personnel Cabinet Secretary Nikki Jackson, Finance and Administration Cabinet Secretary Jonathan Miller and Department of Revenue Commissioner Tom Miller to commence the State Office Building “Go Green Expo” 2010 in Frankfort, Kentucky.
FRANKFORT, KY - January 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Steve Beshear today announced that Kentucky families who need help paying for heat during winter’s coldest months can apply now for assistance from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), funded by the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services (HHS)
Louisville Metro Spotlights Kentucky’s Clean Energy Corps. LOUISVILLE, KY - September 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- As part of Kentucky’s Clean Energy Corps initiative, nationally celebrated environmental activist Robert Kennedy Jr. joined state and local officials today in encouraging Kentuckians to save energy. Gov. Steve Beshear launched Kentucky’s Clean Energy Corps in February as a public/private partnership to promote energy efficiency in Kentucky homes, saving families on their utility bills, protecting the environment, and creating green collar jobs
FRANKFORT, KY - September 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Energy efficiency and increased use of renewable energy sources in Kentucky got a substantial boost this week from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The Commonwealth has been awarded $10,427,000 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program.Funds from the program will support projects that create jobs, support energy efficiency and conservation in working toward the goals of achieving Kentucky’s comprehensive energy plan.
WINCHESTER, KY - April 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — First Lady Jane Beshear and local officials today visited homes in Winchester and Richmond that are receiving extensive energy efficiency improvements to help the homeowners save money on utilities and promote a cleaner environment. The homes were stops on a hybrid bus tour sponsored by the Kentucky Clean Energy Corps (KCEC) in recognition of Earth Day
FRANKFORT, KY - February 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Steve Beshear today announced a couple of energy efficiency initiatives that will further establish Kentucky as a national leader in the “greening” of public buildings
February 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Representatives of Kentucky Housing Corporation; Wabuck Development Company; Housing Assistance and Development Services, Inc. (HANDS); The Cecilian Bank; Community Action of Southern Kentucky; and state and local officials, held the grand opening of Bowling Green’s new Scholar House on February 18.
Gov. Beshear appoints Energy Sec. Peters to serve on board FRANKFORT, KY - November 11, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Noting that our changing climate and...