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Regional Organizations

Delaware Valley Green Building Council

This nonprofit organization is affiliated with the national US Green Building Council and its "mission is to advance and promote sustainable and environmentally responsible planning, design, construction and operation of the region’s buildings, landscapes, cities and communities, mindful of the legacy left for future generations.

Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC)

The Environmental Law & Policy Center is the Midwest’s leading public interest environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization. We develop and lead successful strategic environmental advocacy campaigns to improve environmental quality and protect our natural heritage. We are public interest environmental entrepreneurs who engage in creative business deal making with diverse interests to put into practice our belief that environmental progress and economic development can be achieved together. ELPC’s multidisciplinary staff of talented and experienced public interest attorneys, environmental business specialists, public policy advocates, and communications specialists brings a strong and effective combination of skills to solve environmental problems and improve the quality of life in our Midwestern communities.

Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association (GLREA)

The Renewable Energy Association is a non-profit organization that educates, advocates, promotes, and publicly demonstrates renewable energy technologies.

Interwest Energy Alliance

The Interwest Energy Alliance is a trade association that brings the nation's renewable energy industry together with the West's advocacy community. This consensus-based, collaborative approach to market development has proven to be successful since our inception in 2002. Together, our members support state-level public policies that harness the West's abundant –and inexhaustible– renewable energy and energy efficiency resources. Currently, our primary states of focus are Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.

Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA)

With MEEA, you're no longer alone in your passion for energy efficiency. We're here for the region as a channel for positive change. MEEA balances the diverse interests of its members and network across the public and private sectors, to create a common ground on the single most important issue of our time - energy efficiency. It's the first step in addressing every environmental and energy challenge facing us. Efficiency is about getting more energy out of every dollar, and maximizing energy savings, making us more economically competitive.

Northeast Energy Efficiency Projects (NEEP)

Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) is a regional nonprofit organization founded in 1996. Our mission is to promote the efficient use of energy in homes, buildings and industry in the Northeast U.S. through regionally coordinated programs and policies that increase the use of energy efficient products, services and practices, and that help achieve a cleaner environment and a more reliable and affordable energy system.

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA)

The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) is the Northeast’s leading organization of professionals working in sustainable energy, whole-systems thinking and green technologies. NESEA advances the adoption and practical application of sustainable, low carbon energy practices. NESEA accomplishes this through a number of ongoing programs and annual events. NESEA is a proud chapter of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES).

Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA)

The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is a unique partnership among our region's leaders in energy efficiency with the mission to drive the development and adoption of energy-efficient products and services. Working together through NEEA, utilities have a greater influence and lasting impact on the marketplace, helping them reach their energy savings goals.

Northwest Solar Center

NWSC supports the educational activities of WSU and Shoreline Community College thru short courses, and academic programs.

Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE)

SEBANE is a business association of solar energy companies based, or doing business, in New England. Our membership includes companies from all sectors of the PV industry, including photovoltaic ("PV") cell and module manufacturers, component part manufacturers, project developers, system designers, and installers.

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE)

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that promotes responsible energy choices that solve global warming problems and ensure clean, safe and healthy communities throughout the Southeast.

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP)

The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting greater energy efficiency in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.

Western Resource Advocates (WRA)

All the renewable energy projects in the West will not have an impact unless there is the transmission to get it to market. Government and industry are recognizing this fact and options are being considered to bring more capacity, more lines and more access to the grid. But poorly designed transmission remedies will have serious environmental consequences and run into significant opposition. Western Resource Advocates' Smart Lines Report shows how to do transmission right.