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  • Published: Jun 10th, 2010
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Grant to improve energy use, reduce carbon footprint Read more: Warwick Beacon – Grant to improve energy use reduce carbon footprint

| Sourced From Warwickonline |

Partnering with the University of Rhode Island Energy Center, Warwick and three other municipalities are working together to remove the energy equivalent of 534 cars annually.

The four communities have won a 3-year $497,492 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grant to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in municipal and residential buildings throughout the municipalities. The 2012 predicted savings between the four cities are 3,080 metric tons of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions and 1,913 megawatt-hours (MWh) of electricity use per year.

At an announcement at Thayer Arena yesterday, EPA Regional Administrator, Curt Spaulding expressed his hope that the energy initiatives will

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