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Center for Environmental Education and Sustainability

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Visit www.wku.edu/cees/.

Organizational Mission:

The CEES works in partnership with WKU and a broad set of stakeholders to provide resources and leadership to advance education for a sustainable future. The Center builds upon existing relationships to create new networks, education programs, and models, through professional development, community service and research. 

Year Founded: 1988

Significant Accomplishments:

For a summary of CEES grants and programs, click here.

“Among the most important issues today are tackling climate change and transitioning rapidly to a new energy economy that is based on conservation, efficiency, and clean energy.  Our Center joined KySEA to be a part of a network of individuals and groups using their combined resources and voice to effect legislative change in Kentucky. We believe all citizens and the Commonwealth will benefit from a clean energy future that will strengthen the  economy, protect the environment, improve health, and create jobs.”

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Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Leads the Way with Energy Innovation, Wind, Solar Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Leads the Way with Energy Innovation, Wind, Solar

Nolin RECC, serving Breckinridge, Bullitt, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Hart, LaRue, Meade and Taylor counties, is the first rural electric co-op in the nation to receive certification from Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal (PEER). PEER, the world's first certification program that measures power system performance and electricity infrastructure, awarded Nolin the certification in 2018 because of initiatives such as continuous monitoring of power quality, its enhanced tracking of causes for equipment failure and its emergency response plan. Colin hopes it will set an example for other rural energy cooperatives through the certification.

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