|Submission Date||Nov. 9, 2012|
Eastern Connecticut State University
IN-2: Innovation 2
Institute for Sustainable Energy
A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
In 2001 Eastern established the Institute for Sustainable Energy as an application center for advancing the deployment of commercially available, cost-effective technologies and proven sustainability strategies. ISE’s mission is to identify, develop and become an objective energy and educational resource regarding the means for achieving a sustainable energy future for Connecticut. ISE provides technical support to municipal and state government, K12 schools. ISE also has the responsibility to assist CT's public colleges and universities in identifying energy savings opportunities, renewable energy applications, and meeting the requirements of the ACUPCC (See attached letter). ISE has received numerous regional and national awards, including Energy Star Partner of the Year in Educational Outreach in 2004. Over 80 Eastern Students have served as interns at ISE in the past 7 years gaining real world work experience in energy and sustainability.
A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
The website URL where information about the innovation is available:
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