May 13, 2009
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced a series of webcasts and online resources on the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG). The first webcast will focus on EECBG Planning and Strategy Development and is scheduled for Friday, May 15 from 1:30 – 3 pm eastern time.
Agenda for webcast:
– EECBG Program overview and DOE’s objectives for successful implementation
-Solutions Center online tour featuring its resources
-Discussion of sample strategies
-Brief presentation by 1-2 local governments to share their preliminary plans and strategies
A second webcast is scheduled for Wednesday, May 20, 3 – 4:30 pm eastern time. This webcast will focus on the EECBG application process. DOE plans to repeat this webcast weekly, as needed.
To register for either of these webcasts, visit: http://www.eecbg.energy.gov/solutioncenter/webcasts/default
Additionally, DOE has revised and expanded the EECBG website, www.eecbg.energy.gov. The updated website features a new online Solution Center that houses best practices and information resources for each eligible activity under the program. http://www.eecbg.energy.gov/solutioncenter/eligibleactivities/default