CHAMBERS IN THE NEWS
Explore how your chamber colleagues are making news for their leadership around clean energy.
"We represent both the promise of clean energy achieved and denied, since we have the largest wind farm built but others stalled."
"The Tahoe Chamber is committed to supporting policies and advocating for programs that promote economic, environmental and community sustainability. Business plays a key role in community leadership and encouraging and practicing a stewardship ethic that aligns with our natural environment."
"We're in a good position to take advantage of opportunities to provide reliable, clean energy in Traverse City at an affordable price. It's great stuff. To us, it's the way it should happen. It's market driven instead of government mandated."
"Clean energy has already delivered more than $1.4 billion worth of investments, 9,000 jobs, and $4.6 million in payments to landowners and local governments in Ohio. But much more is possible."
“The Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce recognizes that clean energy delivers real economic benefits to the businesses and communities of Southwest Virginia."
“Paulding Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to celebrate all of the renewable energy projects that we have going on. These are great ways for us to develop the economic benefits locally, and not only in our county, but the counties around us as well.”
"We're looking at how energy efficiency and smarter energy use could be good for businesses, as well as the economy, and really what that means for their bottom line."
"Here’s why I support [wind development]: Offshore wind development would have the largest positive impact on our community by producing clean energy—and deliver approximately $17 million annually in economic impact and hundreds of local jobs."
“The Chamber Solar Challenge provides a great opportunity to help our members cut costs and take advantage of the growing economic opportunities of solar energy.”
“For us, it’s all about the pursuit of economic development and economic prosperity."
In this segment from the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce's Chamber Exchange President and CEO Tim Murray welcomes Rick Galipeau, President at World Energy Efficiency Services LLC.
“The Chamber is proud of the energy efficiency improvements that we’ve made as part of our building renovation. We’re saving money, have increased the value of our building, and are exemplifying the commitment that the business community has toward energy efficiency.”
"Local chambers of commerce and business owners should be focused on the financial and economic opportunities associated with Gov. Snyder’s plan to revamp and modernize Michigan’s energy policy to supply affordable, reliable, clean energy. "
“Businesses of all sizes are finding opportunities for growth in the clean energy field. Chambers all over the country are working with their cities and states to attract clean energy investments to their communities.”
"Reducing our carbon footprint is not just good for our planet, it can be good for the bottom line. We’re excited to partner with Mayor Warren and his team, and with Eversource and World Energy to bring this program to area businesses and non-profits."
"As president of the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce, I am so proud of our many pioneering companies that are advancing energy efficiency — while also improving their bottom line."
"CICE's leaders praised the economic benefits of energy efficiency and renewable energy measures and said the plan could can act as a catalyst for economic development."
“We like that there is flexibility [in the Clean Power Plan] for states to develop a [compliance] plan that works for their individual needs."
"We view (the renewable standard) as going beyond the environmental and social benefits. There are commercial and economic benefits for our members that need to be taken advantage of."