Per section 101(e)(6) of title 10, U.S.C., the “term
‘energy resilience’ means the ability to avoid, prepare for, minimize, adapt to, and recover from anticipated and unanticipated energy disruptions
in order to ensure energy availability and reliability sufficient to provide for mission assurance and readiness, including task critical assets and other mission essential operations related to readiness, and to execute or rapidly reestablish mission essential requirements.”
Using Energy More Efficiently
The electricity savings in dollars are about $1,000 per season.
LED technology uses 83% less energy than traditional lighting and saves about 2,000 tons of CO2 annually!
$16.8 M cost savings so far (April 2019)
$18.1 M estimated cost avoidance over 15 years
$13.3 M estimated in infrastructure renewal
46.6% estimate reduction in energy consumption citywide when complete
136,692.08 tons of CO2e emissions have been reduced by energy savings as of April 2019, and an additional 45,250 tons of CO2e emissions are estimated to reduce when complete
The annual benefit of the retiming traffic signals amounts to 569,659 hours of time saved, 341,795 gallons of gas and 203.5 tons of emissions reduction.
City Green Team
The Staff Green Team is comprised of interested City employees from all City departments and it promotes education and awareness of sustainability and aims to improve energy, waste and water efficiency throughout government operations.
Light on the Land Offerings
Recycling / Waste