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Reports Prove Focus on Energy a Worthwhile Investment for Wisconsin

Third-party evaluations highlight Program’s soaring economic and health impacts, customer satisfaction

Mon, Jul 27, 2020

MADISON – Newly-released findings from an economic impact analysis detail the notable benefits FOCUS ON ENERGY®, Wisconsin’s energy efficiency and renewable energy resource program, generated for the state throughout its 2015-2018 quadrennium period.  ...

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Focus on Energy Opens Application Period for Save to Give Challenge

New pilot program tests fresh approach to energy efficiency in rural Wisconsin communities

Mon, Jun 22, 2020

Menomonie, Wis. – FOCUS ON ENERGY® is opening the application period for its new Save to Give pilot offering and inviting communities in rural Wisconsin to submit applications to participate in the first test of this program, slated to begin later this year. &...

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Focus on Energy Earns Record Number of Hermes Awards

2020 Hermes Creative Award wins

Tue, May 05, 2020

Madison, Wis. – FOCUS ON ENERGY® has earned seven Hermes Creative Awards, a record number for Wisconsin’s energy efficiency and renewable resources program. The Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition that recognizes outstanding work in the c...

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Focus on Energy Announces Annual Award Winners on Earth Day

2020 Energy Efficiency Excellence Award winners

Wed, Apr 22, 2020

Madison – FOCUS ON ENERGY® is recognizing businesses and other groups across Wisconsin today for the impact each has made on the state through energy efficiency. The revealing of the Program’s annual Energy Efficiency Excellence Award winners coincides with Ea...

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Focus on Energy taps CEE to help reach rural Wisconsinites

Rural behavioral pilot

Thu, Apr 09, 2020

Madison, Wis. – FOCUS ON ENERGY® has awarded the contract to run its two-year pilot program to increase engagement in rural Wisconsin. The Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) will lead the pilot effort aimed at encouraging behavior-based energy changes ...

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Focus on Energy Moves to Outdoor Appliance Recycling Pickup

Appliance Recycling adjustment

Wed, Apr 08, 2020

Madison, Wis. - FOCUS ON ENERGY®, Wisconsin’s statewide energy efficiency and renewable resources program, is switching to outdoor pickup for all appliance recycling appointments to better ensure the safety of the community and our staff. The change will remai...

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WIsconsin students introduced to high-potential energy field

HVAC career workshop

Mon, Mar 16, 2020

Madison, Wis. – FOCUS ON ENERGY®, Wisconsin’s statewide energy efficiency and renewable resources program, held its first-ever workshop training at a Wisconsin school Thursday at Wausau East High School. Focus on Energy Trade Ally contractors in the heating...

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Focus on Energy introduce nuevos contenidos en español en su sitio web

Comunicado de prensa

Wed, Feb 26, 2020

En inglés Madison, Wis. –  Con el objetivo de ayudar a más residentes de Wisconsin a ahorrar energía y dinero, FOCUS ON ENERGY® ha lanzado nuevas páginas en español en su sitio web. Este contenido nuevo, disponible en www.focusonenergy.com/español,...

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Focus on Energy Introduces New Spanish-language Content on Website

News Release

Wed, Feb 26, 2020

En español Madison, Wis. – In an effort to help more Wisconsinites save energy and money, FOCUS ON ENERGY® has launched new Spanish-language web pages. This new content, www.focusonenergy.com/español, provides details of many of Focus on Energy’s most-po...

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Love Your Home this Valentine's Day, Reduce Phantom Electricity Use

News Release

Fri, Feb 14, 2020

Madison, Wis. – You can reduce electric use in your home up to 9% by taking a thorough inventory of everything plugged in and selectively shutting down unused, always-on devices, according to new research conducted by Alliant Energy. Maybe more importantly ...

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Focus on Energy Honored for Innovation in Helping Farmers, Small Business Owners

News Release

Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Madison, Wis. – The Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) announced today that FOCUS ON ENERGY® earned one of MEEA’s 2020 Inspiring Efficiency Awards. Focus on Energy’s disaster recovery initiatives are being honored in the Innovation category. It mark...

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Focus on Energy Adds to String of 2019 Award Wins

Press Release

Mon, Nov 18, 2019

Madison, Wis. – Wisconsin’s energy efficiency and renewable resources program is celebrating more wins, earning two 2019 MarCom Awards for excellence in marketing and communications. FOCUS ON ENERGY® recently learned it won a Platinum MarCom Award for the d...

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