Community Energy Challenge celebrates sixth anniversary

The Community Energy Challenge, which was launched in Bellingham and serves Whatcom, Island, Skagit and San Juan counties, celebrates its sixth anniversary this summer.

The Community Energy Challenge is a program of Sustainable Connections and the Opportunity Council, and makes home and commercial energy efficiency improvements affordable.

Over its six years, the challenge has generated $12,315,458 in economic activity generated by residential projects and $5,113,023.42 in economic activity generated by commercial projects. The project saves 6,726 metric tons of CO2 annually.

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