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Green Up West Union offers targeted Free Home Lighting Upgrades

Free home lighting upgrades are available to twenty qualifying West Union households. Through West Union’s “Green Up West Union, Community Energy Opportunities” project on a first-come, first-serve basis, qualifying residents can request a free home lighting upgrade. Low to moderate-income ...

Recording: October Virtual Lunch & Learn West Union’s Shared Geothermal System

Why does West Union, IA have a downtown shared geothermal system and how does it work? Hear about this Energy District-led project and how the team is learning about this system and it's technology for a locally owned clean energy transition ...

West Union and NFV set example during recent solar tour

Local leaders take part in the Winneshiek Energy District's Clean Energy Tour of West Union's public solar projects Last week, community members and leaders from neighboring communities toured West Union, and part of the NFV school district in an effort to set an example for surrounding northeast Iowa communities as well as encourage other communities to consider implementing ...

Project Update: Green Up West Union…Community Energy Opportunities

Over the summer, project work continued on the city of West Union’s study of the public geothermal loop system or otherwise known as Green Up West Union (GUWU)…Community Energy Opportunities. Energy planner and team lead, Joel Zook’s reports the team spent the last month gathering data and beginning to build relationships with community leaders, system …

The City of West Union embarks on a New Project to Study and Advance West Union’s Local Energy Opportunities

The city of West Union was recently awarded an Iowa Economic Development Authority/ Iowa Energy Center grant to study the current public geothermal loop system and hopefully advance this community geothermal system from a pilot project to a source of clean energy prosperity for West Union and at the same time serve as a model …
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