Why did you join KySEA?
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development Mountain Association for Community Economic Development

"MACED understands that systemic change in eastern Kentucky requires the government to be an effective partner in the development of the region. State government has the power to create the conditions needed for positive economic development to happen, turn demonstrations and local strategies into scaled programs, and remove barriers to social, economic and environmental progress. MACED seeks to advance a state policy agenda that supports green job creation, poverty alleviation and improved environmental and health conditions through investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy."

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Dovetail Solar and Wind

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Dovetail Solar and Wind

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Mission:

We enable our customers to lower energy costs and reduce environmental impact by providing reliable renewable energy solutions.
 
Our Tenets
    •    We conduct our business employing sustainable practices which minimize the carbon footprint and environmental impact of our activities including purchasing components from US and regional suppliers wherever possible.
    •    We act in what we believe to be the mutual best interests of Dovetail, our customers, suppliers, employees, community and anyone who is affected by the way in which we do business.
    •    We consider it our responsibility to be leaders in our industry and experts in our technologies, products and service methods. We will use this knowledge to provide superior service to our customers.
    •    Employees have both the opportunity and responsibility to integrate workmanship, interest and challenge in their work, and commit to ongoing personal development.
    •    We appropriately involve people in decisions that affect them.
    •    We embrace a culture of continuous improvement evaluating our performance and processes on a regular basis and engaging our employees, management, suppliers and subcontractors in the effort to increase our value to our customers, reduce our costs, improve response times, and insure a safe and enjoyable work environment.

Year Founded: 1995

Dovetail was founded in 1995 and, as such, is one of the oldest and largest renewable energy companies in the region.


Significant Accomplishments:

Our significant accomplishments include the largest educational solar electric installation in Kentucky at the Turkey Foot Middle School in the Kenton County School District. Three installations at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens, over 330 renewable energy installations since our founding in 1995.  Awarded a three year contract by The City of Cincinnati for all their solar electric installations. The largest solar thermal installation in the State of Ohio on the Diocese of Toledo’s Madonna Homes Apartment Building. Dovetail employees highly educated and credentialed team members with five NABCEP certified designers and installers in both solar electric and solar thermal technologies as well as multiple employees with engineering and advanced degrees.

"We joined KySEA to help educate Kentuckians on renewable energy and to encourage solar and wind installations in Kentucky."

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Clean energy stories
Russell ATC Center Wind Turbine Russell ATC Center Wind Turbine

In May 2008, a host of Russell Area Technology Center students and electrical technology instructor Doug Keaton gathered around a 60-foot tall, 1-kilowatt wind turbine to celebrate its opening operation. Using electricity generated by the turbine is just one part of Russell ATC's larger plan to reduce the school's energy costs by 25%.

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