[Board Member News] – EDF and the Illinois Future Energy Jobs Act

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and its allies last year negotiated major clean-energy legislation – known as the Illinois Future Energy Jobs Act – that will double the state’s energy-efficiency portfolio, sparking some $15-billion of investment in new renewable projects, and target $750 million for clean-energy efforts in low-income communities. These changes – as well as investments in modern electric-grid controls and monitors – create new job opportunities and require new job skills. This video, prepared for Midwest Energy News, highlights several of those emerging employment prospects. Dick Munson is Director of Midwest Clean Energy at EDF and a Greenleaf Board...

Environmental Defense Fund and the Future Energy Jobs Bill

Greenleaf advances solar energy through our work with clients such as Intelligent Generation, and environmental partners such as Environmental Defense Fund. Dick Munson is Director of Midwest Clean Energy for EDF and also a Greenleaf board member. He recently wrote this blog on the U.S. states that have supported renewable energy and late last year Dick helped to advance a Future Energy Jobs Bill in Illinois which is stimulating much clean energy, business interest in the...

Intelligent Generation presents on Environmental Defense Fund Webinar

Jay Marhoefer, CEO and co-founder of Intelligent Generation (a service partner of Greenleaf Advisors) presented on the Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps’ 3E Webinar series on June 30. The Webinar, entitled “Making Buildings Smarter with Intelligent Energy Technologies”, highlighted the work of IG in their pursuit of commercializing an intelligent operating system for distributing solar energy to the grid. Read more about Jay’s presentation here. View the webinar recording...