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Annual Meeting Summary
Edgemoor Conversations November 7, 2014


Bellingham Selected as quarter finalist for Georgetown
       City of Bellingham September 4, 2014

What Works
     Balle, September 2, 2014

Governor Inskee Talks Energy
     Bellingham Business Journal July 31, 2014

Energy Conservation Adds Wealth in WA
Catalyst, April 23, 2014

Alex Ramel awarded environmental heroes award
       Re Sources for Sustainable Communities July 27, 2013

Energy-efficiency program gets early money from BP

       Bellingham Herald, July 26, 2013

Community Energy Challenge gets $2M in new funding
       Bellingham Business Journal, July 24, 2013

Community Energy Challenge Podcast
       KGMI; The Joe Show, March 13, 2013

Solar in Whatcom County
       Cascadia Weekly, March 6, 2013

Solar tour will hit top Whatcom County solar-power stops
       Bellingham Business Journal, September 24, 2012

Sustainable Connections' policy manager sees new energy future| Q&A
       Bellingham Business Journal, September 7, 2012

As energy costs climb, incentives propel solar power
       Bellingham Business Journal, September 4, 2012

Community Energy Challenge hails two-year anniversary August 13

       Bellingham Business Journal, August 10, 2012

Energy Challenge creates jobs, saves energy in Whatcom County
   The Bellingham Herald, May 12, 2012

Green Living Special Section: Take advantage of the Community Energy Challenge
       The Northern Light, April 18, 2012

Historic Bellingham building adds modern touch: Solar panels
   The Bellingham Herald, April 12, 2012

Leopold Solar Panels
     KGMI Morning News, April 10, 2012

Community Energy Challenge
   KGMI Morning News, April 9, 2012

The Leopold adds solar panels on roof of historic building
Bellingham Business Journal, April 1, 2012

The Comforts of Home
Community Action Connection, March 6, 2012

Let There Be (New) Light!
Boundary Bay Brewery Blog, February 14, 2012 

Program encourages energy-efficient home improvements
        The Northern Light, January 25, 2012

Nonprofit energy savers thrive in Washington State
Home Energy Magazine, January 3, 2012

The man who powers energy efficiency work in Washington State
       Earth Advantage Institute, December 16, 2011

Owning a Share in Our Clean Energy Future, by Alex Ramel
Northwest Business Monthly Magazine, November 2011

Upclose & Personal with Elie Samuel
     Northwest Business Monthly Magazine, November 2011

Energy program can help reduce your bills
The Northern Light, September 7, 2011

Greenjobs Backlash? A reality check from Bellingham
      Sightline Daily, August 31, 2011

Community Energy Challenge
    KGMI Morning News, August 9, 2011

Community Energy Challenge celebrates 500 energy audits
     Bellingham Business Journal, August 9, 2011

Community Energy Challenge: Helping Small Businesses Trim Energy Costs
Northwest Business Monthly Magazine, July 2011

Bellingham Housing Authority remodels 3 buildings to save money, energy: Grant allows energy-efficient lights, heating, windows and solar panels
The Western Front, May 27, 2011

Conserving energy becomes a community effort
Ferndale Record Journal, May 25, 2011

Co-op participates in Community Energy Challenge
     Community Food Co-op News, May 2011

Community Energy Challange
   Cascade Natural Gas Community Matters Newsletter, May 2011

Community Energy Challenge stats sheet
Cascadia Weekly, April 20, 2011

Energy audit program huge hit in Washington
Builder News, March 24, 2011

Energy Performance Score Program Hits 1000 Home Audits in Washington State
PR Newswire, March 22, 2011

Whatcom County businesses seeing economic benefits of solar
Bellingham Business Journal, March 4, 2011

Sustainable Connections: Community Energy Challenge
EERE Technical Assistance Program Blog, February 10, 2011

Energy program could help local residents save
The Northern Light, January 19, 2011

Conservation District Participates in Community Energy Challenge
     Whatcom Conservation News, Winter 2011

Perfect Circles: A Bellingham buy local movement syncs up with sustainable business practices and energy efficiency
     Seattle Business Magazine, January 2011

Stewarding Sustainable Homes
     KulchanCLT, Fall 2010

2010 Community Energy Efficiency Pilot Legislative Report
     WSU Extension, December 2010

North Fork Brewery going green
KGMI Morning News, December 10, 2010

Whatcom County residents battle bitter cold
     King 5, November 19, 2010

9 Things I Learned By Shadowing a Home Energy Inspector
     Grist, November 15, 2010

Sustainable Connections hosts Power Hour event for businesses interested in solar energy
     Grow Northwest Magazine, November 12, 2010

Event addresses solar power for Whatcom businesses
The Bellingham Herald, November 12, 2010

North Fork Brewery going solar
Grow Northwest Magazine, November 10, 2010

Brewery adding solar panels
Lynden Tribune, November 10, 2010

City receives national award for Community Energy Challenge
Bellingham Business Journal, October 13, 2010

Aspen, Bellingham, and Austin Honored for Energy Efficiency Innovation
    ICLEI USA, September 28, 2010

Energy Challenge Helping Small Businesses, Homes in Whatcom County
EcoHome Magazine, by Bellingham Herald, September 27, 2010

Whatcom County Program Knocking Down Barriers to Energy Upgrades
    Efficiency Works, September 27, 2010

Energy Challenge Helping Small Businesses, Homes in Whatcom County
    The Bellingham Herald, September 26, 2010

Loan Loss Reserves: Lessons from the Field
   Department of Energy Webinar, September 20, 2010

Energy Efficiency Financing Needs a Constitutional Change in Washington State
Sightline Daily Score, August 24, 2010

Sustainable Energy Resources for Consumers Award Announcement
    Department of Energy, August 23, 2010

Misperceptions About Energy Complicate Efforts to Save
    Sightline Daily Score, August 19, 2010

New Program Encourages Energy Efficiency Lending
    Bellingham Business Journal, August 10, 2010

WA Weatherization Programs: Jobs Up, Power Bills Down
    Public News Service, August 9, 2010

Washington County Partnership Provides Weatherization to Wide Demographic
    Energy Empowers, Dept of Energy, June 18, 2010

Is Your Home a Hummer? Community Energy Challenge Will Help Pursuit of Energy Efficiency
    Whatcom Watch, June 2010

Lightbulb: Businesses Cut Costs, Increase Energy Efficiency
    Bellingham Business Journal, June 1, 2010

John Davies awarded Outstanding Person in Weatherization
    Opportunity Council, May 28, 2010

WWU Students Reapprove Green Fee, support sustainable energy
    Western Washington University, May 10, 2010

Rep Larsen votes to Create Jobs, Save Money with HomeStar legislation
    2nd Congressional District of Washington State, May 7, 2010

Bellingham awarded grant as EPA Climate Showcase Community
The Bellingham Herald, March 3, 2010

Energy Challenge receives $500,000 credit enhancement award
     The Bellingham Herald, December 25, 2009

Energy Challenge Receives $500,000 Credit Enhancement Award
     Bellingham Business Journal, December 24, 2009

Press Release: Energy Challenge Receives $500,000 Credit Enhancement Award
     Opportunity Council and Sustainable Connections, December 24, 2009

Federal Grant Launches Energy Challenge Program
     Northwest Business Monthly, December 12, 2009

Sightline Institute highlights Bellingham in new Green Jobs primer
     Sightline Institute, December 4, 2009

Bellingham Joins List of Energy Retrofit Programs
     Sustainable Industries, November 20, 2009

Whatcom County Gets $2.7 Million for Energy-Efficiency Programs
     The Bellingham Herald, October 26, 2009

Sightline Institute suggests energy efficiency programs in Bellingham be "instructive to the rest of the country and the world"
      Sightline Institute, October 21, 2009

Press Release $2.7 Million for Energy Efficiency Awarded Locally
     Opportunity Council and Sustainable Connections, October 19, 2009

Bellingham Housing Authority receives over $9.9 million to 'green'
     The News Tribune, October 6, 2009

City of Bellingham awarded Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant
     City of Bellingham, September 2009

Whatcom County awarded Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant
     Whatcom County, September 2009

Whatcom County gets $1.5 million for green jobs, energy conservation
     The Bellingham Herald, March 30, 2009

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