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Smart Lights Program Helps Rural Communities Switch to LED Street Lights

The lights are much brighter — and cheaper to operate — in many metro area communities, thanks to the Mid-America Regional Council’s Smart Lights for Smart Cities initiative, a three-year project funded by an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. More than 5,700 high-efficiency streetlights (primarily light-emitting diode, or LED) were purchased and/or installed in 25 communities with populations below 35,000.

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Wisconsin’s “Focus on Energy” Identifies Oldest Fridge for Recycling

Focus on Energy, Wisconsin’s statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, is proud to announce the winners of the Oldest Fridge Contest, promoting the state’s Appliance Recycling Program. Three 1931 General Electric (GE) refrigerators tied in this year’s contest, all earning the title of Wisconsin’s Oldest Fridge.