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What is the Energy Innovation Corridor?

The EIC is an area located along the METRO Green Line light rail and is a showcase of energy efficiency, renewable energy, transportation and smart technology.

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Celebrating the power of community partnerships

EFFORTS WIN 2013 ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVE AWARD

Harnessing the power of collaboration, EIC partners avoided more than 1.8 billion lbs of CO2 emissions since 2010 through their collective energy efficiency, renewable energy, smart technology and transportation efforts. That’s the equivalent to removing more than 173,000 cars from the road.

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Sustainable energy and transportation model

The Energy Innovation Corridor extends approximately one-quarter mile on either side of the proposed 11-mile Central Corridor light rail transit project route.

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Enabling clean energy solutions for the future

The Energy Innovation Corridor will encourage the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency, deploy large-scale solar systems, develop infrastructure for plug-in hybrid vehicles, and demonstrate the capabilities of emerging energy technologies.

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Innovators

A number of local citizens are transforming the way energy and transportation infrastructure is planned.


Achievements

Energy efficiency and renewable efforts along the Energy Innovation Corridor help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lower energy bills.