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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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Wisconsin Schools See 23% Drop in Energy Use

Press Release

Sun, Nov 17, 2019

Benchmarking study notes positives of energy efficiency and opportunities ahead  Madison, Wis. – New data shows energy use in Wisconsin schools is decreasing and school district collaboration with FOCUS ON ENERGY® is helping drive that decrease. That r...

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Focus on Energy Introduces Online Marketplace

Press Release

Fri, Nov 15, 2019

Madison, Wis. – FOCUS ON ENERGY®, Wisconsin’s statewide energy efficiency and renewable resources program, recently launched its Focus on Energy Marketplace, an online store that offers access to energy-saving products at more affordable prices. With holiday s...

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Focus on Energy’s Special Flood Offering Helps Hundreds of Small Businesses

Press Release

Wed, Sep 11, 2019

Madison, Wis. – FOCUS ON ENERGY® responded to the devastating August 2018 flooding across southern Wisconsin with a monetary bonus offer to small businesses and the numbers show many took advantage. The special Community Small Business Offering (CSBO) flood...

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Record-Number of Energy Efficiency Excellence Award Recipients Honored in 2019

Press Release

Thu, Aug 29, 2019

Madison, Wis. – FOCUS ON ENERGY® and its partnering utilities across the state recently wrapped up a busy summer honoring a record-breaking number of Energy Efficiency Excellence Award winners. The 18 winners are in every corner of the state and run the gam...

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