Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Houghton Energy Efficiency Team to meet TODAY, Jan. 6, at Portage Library; team leaders sought

At the Oct. 3, 2014, Houghton Energy Efficiency Team (HEET) meeting at Portage Lake District Library, Michigan Tech students lead a discussion on the Community Energy Plan and its mission. HEET invites the public to its meeting TODAY and seeks persons interested in taking leadership positions for implementing the plan. (Photo by Keweenaw Now)

HOUGHTON -- The Houghton Energy Efficiency Team (HEET) will meet from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. TODAY, Tuesday, Jan. 6, at the Portage Lake District Library in Houghton. All are welcome to attend this important meeting.

Key on the agenda is to slate the leaders who will guide HEET's efforts moving forward to implement the Community Energy Plan. Interested persons are asked to consider taking on a leadership position and/or recommending others in the broader community who they know would do a good job.

You may read the job descriptions and make nominations and self nominations online at: http://houghtonenergyefficiency.com/leadership/*

Houghton County is one of 50 official semifinalist communities in the Georgetown University Energy Prize! This means Houghton County is in the two-year long competition to reduce energy usage. Leaders for implementing HEET's Community Energy Plan could be key to winning the prize.**

* NOTE: This link, previously accessible only within Michigan Tech, is now open to all. HEET apologizes for this inconvenience.

** More on this prize coming soon!

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