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State Coalition News and Updates

Energy efficiency collaboratives or work groups can be helpful in gathering stakeholder input and resolving complex issues. In several EEFA states, coalition partners are advancing or participating in work groups focused specifically on low-income energy needs to further the dialogue and identify equitable energy efficient solutions. The EEFA state coalitions have been busy throughout the past few months. Take a look at some exciting state coalition updates:


EEFA Impact Stories from NY

The EEFA NY coalition just completed a year-long project working with an artist in residency - Storyline. The mission of the collaboration was to connect the faces of real people to the benefits of energy efficiency. As part of the project, Storyline produced three short video stories focused on the relationship between community, energy efficiency, and affordable housing.

EEFA Federal Defense Update

EEFA Federal Defense has been busy protecting the programs that matter the most. Preceding the passage of the new tax bill, EEFA states sent sign-on letters explaining the importance of federal programs like the Housing Credit, Section 8 project-based rental assistance, Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, Private Activity Tax Exempt Bonds and the Weatherization Assistance Program to their representatives. Copies of all the sign on letters can be found here.