Grants to CNT Energy
2012 (Duration 2 years)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — CNT Energy helps consumers and communities obtain the information and services they need to control energy costs and become more energy-efficient. While almost half of Chicago households live in multifamily housing, Illinois utilities and government agencies direct only a small portion of their residential energy efficiency resources to this segment of the housing stock. In its efforts to address this mismatch, CNT has developed a nationally-recognized model for effectively delivering energy efficiency services and products to the affordable multifamily market. CNT will use this grant to expand its innovative approach locally and in several other cities.
2012 (Duration 1 year)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — CNT Energy helps consumers and communities obtain the information and services they need to control energy costs and become more energy-efficient. Wisconsin--a national leader in energy efficiency programs--enacted legislation that mandates that most utilities pool their resources into a single statewide program. Although the program often targets affordable housing, various elements are difficult for participating utilities to implement because they often do not meet cost-effectiveness standards used to evaluate energy efficiency projects. With this grant, CNT will help develop a plan to make better use of utility funding and programs to serve multifamily affordable housing in Wisconsin.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded CNT Energy $575,000 between 2010 and 2013.
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