Are You Paying Too Much? Understanding your energy rate schedules

Written by:  Dawn Nall, Project Manager, Southwest Environmental Finance Center For many water systems, the electric (or energy) bill is one of the largest expenses regularly incurred by the water utility.  It is also one of the most controllable expenses a water utility will have.  Most energy providers charge different rates for different types of customers, such as commercial and residential.  …

Have You Seen the Electric Bill? The Importance of the Water Energy Nexus

Written by: Dawn Nall Dawn Nall is a Program Manager at the Environmental Finance Center at the University of New Mexico. For many water systems, the electric (or energy) bill is one of the largest expenses regularly incurred by the water utility.  It is also one of the most controllable expenses a water utility will have.  However, water utility managers …

Knoxville, TN Energy Management Workshop

Knoxville Utilities Board 4505 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921 Date: 12/04/2013 Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM This one-day energy management workshop, for water systems serving 10,000 or fewer customers, offered participants information about opportunities to reduce operational costs for energy during a time of rising electricity costs and tightening budgets. The workshop included hands-on exercises and will focus on …

Bismarck, ND Energy Management Workshop

Bismarck Public Library, Room B 515 N 5th St., Bismarck, N.D. 58501 Date: 12/12/2013 Time: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM This one-day energy management workshop, for water systems serving 10,000 or fewer customers, will offer participants information about opportunities to reduce operational costs for energy during a time of rising electricity costs and tightening budgets. The workshop included hands-on exercises …

Waterloo, IA Energy Efficiency Workshop

Waterloo Center for the Arts 225 Commercial Street, Waterloo, IA 50701 Date: 9/05/2013 Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM* *Networking will begin at 8:30 AM and workshop activities will begin at 9:00 AM. This one-day energy management workshop, for water systems serving 10,000 or fewer customers, will offer participants information about opportunities to reduce operational costs for energy during a time …

Washington, IA Energy Efficiency Workshop

This workshop has been cancelled. If interested, we encourage you to attend the workshop in Waterloo, IA on 9/05 instead. Thank you! Washington Public Library, Nicola-Stoufer Room, 2nd Floor 115 W. Washington Street, Washington, IA  52353 Date: 09/04/2013 Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM* *Networking will begin at 8:30 AM and workshop activities will begin at 9:00 AM. This one-day energy management …

Guam Workshops

HOLIDAY RESORT & SPA GUAM 881 Pale San Vitores Road, Tumon, Guam 96913 Dates: 07/23 – 07/25/2013 Times: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Partners: Guam EPA — Drinking Water Division, Southwest EFC, & EFC@UNC-Chapel Hill This training is for drinking water systems serving 10,000 or fewer customers interested in managing their assets in tough economic times, reducing water loss, and improving …

Northern Mariana Islands Workshops for Small Water Systems

          Location: Governor Pedro P. Tenorio Multi-Purpose Center Beach Road, Susupe, CNMI These workshops are specifically designed for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands drinking water systems serving 10,000 or fewer customers. While operators are welcome, these workshops are best suited for individuals who make financial decisions on behalf of water systems–board members, local government managers …