SCN Statewide Meeting: “Building a Sustainable Future, One Community at a Time”
Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
All personnel and decision-makers at the city, town, county and tribal levels interested in sustainability for their communities and Arizona are welcome to attend!
The Arizona Rooftop Solar Challenge
The Network engaged with community partners on The Arizona Rooftop Challenge grant, working to streamline solar processes, and to increase solar accessibility.
Sustainable Cities Network earns Green Government award
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Arizona State University’s Sustainable Cities Network and its efforts in educating and promoting sustainability throughout the state.
Local Cities and Sustainability
Mayoral forum organized by Network
The Mayors Sustainability Discussion, a panel discussion on city sustainability issues, fostered important dialogue between the mayors of Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa.
“ Advancing and fostering a sustainable city requires great work & great collaboration. I am proud for Phoenix to be a member of the Sustainable Cities Network.”
Power Purchase Agreement
Network delivers energy contract
The Power Purchase Agreement is a template which includes contractual terms for local agencies and provides the opportunity for growth of the construction and maintenance of energy efficiency systems which are cost effective, efficient and environmentally-friendly.
“ The Sustainable Cities Network has allowed Maricopa County to build governmental relationships crucial to understanding regional sustainability. ”
Network honored by Sustainability award
The Sustainable Cities Network is designed to be a bridge between ASU’s research and technical capabilities in sustainability and the front-line challenges facing cities. For this, the Sustainable Cities Network was recognized by ASU President Michael Crow.
“ With help from the Network, City of Mesa has been able to make educated decisions on current energy efficiency projects & move forward on a $1 million streetlight retrofit program.”
Gila River Indian Community
A member of the Sustainable Cities Network
The Gila River Indian Community is a member community in the Sustainable Cities Network, a project to help local governments tap into research and expertise while sharing sustainability knowledge and best practices among decision-makers.