"The RCx Program was critical to identifying and implementing the measures that have saved us almost $50,000 in energy costs a year. Additionally, the Program kept our costs low, so this project will pay for itself in less than two years."
George Brooks-Gonyer, Vice President, COO, CFO, San Diego Natural History Museum
"Working closely with a school district to implement LEEP provides a way to leverage this project for clean energy talent development and advanced energy literacy in Washington."
Chaun MacQueen, BEF, Director; CE
“Our students will benefit greatly from this program that offers opportunities for hands-on learning, creative problem solving, and opportunities for higher education and careers in a growing and dynamic field. We are excited for the opportunity that TIER presents for our students and community here in Tenino and to sharing how insights can be leveraged to benefit Washingtonians.”
Joe Belmonte, Tenino School District, Superintendent
“The TIER program at Tenino High School has great potential to build a pipeline of students who are well-prepared to succeed in post-secondary education, thanks to their hands-on experience with renewable energy in a demonstration grid. The TIER program also provides educators, labor leaders and practitioners from across the region with an accessible resource for training and demonstrations.”
Barbara Hins-Turner, CECE Centralia College, Executive Director
"PECI was a critical partner in managing the utilities incentives process for this project. Their energy model, developed in collaboration with our team as well as the local utility, provided the detailed forecasting needed to secure incentives with utilities across the country."
Drew Rutherford, Program Manager, Bank of America
"We can quantify the financial benefits of having a structure like this. But we also have these intangible benefits, this excitement, and this ability to have kids think about things they might not know exist."
Brent Emmons, Principal, Hood River Middle School
“Using the Community Energy Toolkit, communities and grassroots organizations will have the resources they need to promote an equitable energy economy and energy democracy at home. The Toolkit is what they need to transform a vision for what’s possible into real-life progress.”
Jodie Van Horn, Sierra Club; Director of Ready for 100
"With PECI’s assistance, [our town has] been able to take a process that seems dauntingly large, technical and costly and to carry it out in stages in an orderly way and with all of the right technical and programmatic support we need at the appropriate junctures."
David Watterson, City of Tenino, Washington; Council Member