NH Energy Week Wraps Up Celebrating New Hampshire’s Municipal, Business and Legislative Energy Champions
With events in Keene, Dover, and Concord, including breakfast for 300 at the LEED Certified Grappone Center, NH Energy Week concluded last Thursday evening with an Energy Award Ceremony and Reception.
The Honorable Kelly Ayotte chaired the Award Selection Committee responsible for selecting the winner of each category from a roster of nominations submitted by the nine NH Energy Week partner organizations: The Nature Conservancy; NH Clean Tech Council; Environmental Defense Fund; Ceres; CRES Forum; New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility; CDFA; New Hampshire Brewers Association, and the New Hampshire Municipal Association.
Selection Committee members include:
· Rich Grogan, NH Small Business Development Center
· Maureen Smith, Orr& Reno
· Jeff Feingold, editor of the New Hampshire Business Review
The three award categories and winners are:
Municipal Energy Champion: City of Claremont
Business Energy Champion: Worthen Industries
Legislative Energy Champion: NH State Representative Herb Richardson (R-Lancaster)
Each award winner was presented a trophy designed and made by Vivian Beer, a New Hampshire based furniture designer/maker and winner of the 2016 HGTV’s Ellen’s Design Challenge.
Special thanks to CRES Forum, Worthen Industries and Granite Apollo for sponsoring the award ceremony and reception. And thank you to the Premier Energy Week Sponsors Timberland, NH Saves and Coca Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England.