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Nonprofit energy alliance viii
Nonprofit energy alliance viii
Nonprofit energy alliance viii
Nonprofit energy alliance viii
Nonprofit energy alliance viii
Nonprofit energy alliance viii
Nonprofit energy alliance viii
Nonprofit energy alliance viii
Nonprofit energy alliance viii
Nonprofit energy alliance viii
Nonprofit energy alliance viii
Nonprofit energy alliance viii
Nonprofit energy alliance viii
Nonprofit energy alliance viii
Nonprofit energy alliance viii
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  • 1. NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE PURCHASING COMPETITIVE AND CLEAN ELECTRICITY Overview & Schedule for participation NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE VIII OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2013 A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the Non-Profit Roundtable, and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • 2. NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE Overview – Non-Profit Montgomery and the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County, formed the NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE, an initiative to negotiate as a group for cheaper and greener electricity. A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the Non-Profit Roundtable, and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • 3. NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE The “Greening” of Non-Profits – Enhances the “triple bottom line” by • generating “cash” savings that can be dedicated towards mission while • protecting the environment and • enhancing community well being – Bolsters the case of sound social and fiscal management to funders – Improves employee and volunteer moral, productivity and dedication A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the Non-Profit Roundtable, and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • 4. NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE (NPEA) is not a formal or contractual group, but an alliance of like-minded non-profits who have joined together to use their collective purchasing power to not only secure competitive electricity supply at lower cost, but to protect the environment and build a greener economy by supporting clean sources of energy that are essential to protecting our environment and building a new economy. Launched in May 2010, the Non-Profit Energy Alliance is now comprised of 66 leading-edge non-profits that will collectively save an estimated $542,769 compared to standard energy service, while supporting clean sources of energy that are essential to protecting our environment and building a new economy. The wind power purchased through this alliance offsets about 44.74 million pounds of CO2, which is equivalent to removing 4,197 cars off the roads for one year. A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the Non-Profit Roundtable and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • 5. NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE This is the eighth initiative of the Non-Profit Energy Alliance. To obtain the best price, Non-Profit Energy Alliance VIII will seek a 1 or 2-year quote for 50% or 100% renewable energy from Clean Currents, chosen by a selection committee of non-profits who evaluated three local providers. A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the Non-Profit Roundtable and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • 6. NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE All non-profit organizations and congregations who want to purchase alternative energy as a group will complete the Power Quote Request Form and provide it, along with a copy of your organization’s most recent electric bill(s) and your organization’s 501(c)3 letter by 12:00 noon Friday, October 11, 2013. The formal arrangement will remain between each individual organization and Clean Currents. A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the Non-Profit Roundtable and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • 7. A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the Non-Profit Roundtable and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • 8. NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE Organizations or congregations that express interest after 12:00pm NOON on Friday, October 11, 2013 will NOT be able to participate in NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE VIII. A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the NonProfit Roundtable and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • 9. NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE • October 22, 2013 - Clean Currents will provide quotes to all potential participating organizations • October 22-25, 2013 - organizations should Set aside time to review Clean Currents’ proposal • On Friday, October 25th - signed agreements due back to Clean Currents; a decision-maker in your organization must be prepared to sign a contract A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the Non-Profit Roundtable and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • 10. NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE Thank You! A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the Non-Profit Roundtable and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • 11. NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE CHECKLIST – IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER Friday, October 11, 2013  Fax or email the Power Quote Request Form, a copy of most recent energy bill and 501c3 to Clean Currents October 22 – October 25 2013  Clean Currents will provide written quotes to all potential participating organizations  Set aside time to review Clean Currents’ proposal Friday, October 25, 2013  If you opt in, your organization's authorized decision maker must sign the agreement and it must be at the vendor's by COB  If you opt out, please let us know as early in the day as possible. TBD  Results of NPEA VIII announced A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the Non-Profit Roundtable and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • 12. NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE IF, AT ANY POINT, YOUR ORGANIZATION DECIDES NOT TO PARTICIPATE, PLEASE LET US KNOW ASAP. CONTACT: hgleicher@Non-Profitmontgomery.org Hope Burness Gleicher 301-219-5775 (c) suzan.jenkins@creativemoco.com Suzan Jenkins 301-565-3805 x 23 A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the Non-Profit Roundtable and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • 13. NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE Be Energy Conscious • Turn-out lights when not needed • Set thermostats back in winter, forward in summer • Turn-off or eliminate excess office equipment • Talk to employees about comfort and alternatives to expensive space heaters • Purchase Clean Energy A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the Non-Profit Roundtable and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • 14. NON-PROFIT ENERGY ALLIANCE • Questions? • Next Steps? A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the Non-Profit Roundtable and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • 15. NEXT STEPS • Save money by going green and joining the Non-Profit Energy Alliance • Create a simple green policy for your organization • Learn about other cost saving and energy efficient programs for Non-Profits at https://cienergyefficien cy.pepco.com/NonProfits.aspx A collaboration between The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Non-Profit Montgomery, the Non-Profit Roundtable and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection

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