Ameren Illinois receives efficiency leadership award

The Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance hosted the 15th annual Inspiring Efficiency Awards on Thursday, honoring leaders who delivered groundbreaking advancements in energy efficiency in five categories: Leadership, Education, Impact, Innovation and Marketing. This year, Leadership Awards were awarded to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Richard Mark, chairman and president of Ameren Illinois

Under Mark’s leadership, Ameren Illinois is implementing a ground-breaking initiative to open access to energy efficiency programs for moderate-to-low income customers. This effort, which Mark calls Energy Efficiency for All, is funding critical workforce development and training programs and investing nearly $12 million to increase jobs by expanding the number of diverse-owned businesses that deliver energy efficiency services. In addition, more than $20 million is being utilized to assist in the weatherization of homes for customers in historically underserved communities...Continue reading at Advantage News.