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Urban cities make investments to save and protect green space

October 25, 2018

Eligible land conservation projects qualify for a reduced interest rate and must result in the permanent protection of conservation land. The city of Roswell, the Decatur Public Facilities Authority, and the city of Brookhaven are taking advantage of this financing.

Weatherization program saves Georgia family

July 27, 2018

The Jones family was experiencing high energy bills and serious health and safety issues with their home. The Weatherization Assistance Program improved their home's efficiency and comfort, fixed a major gas leak, and installed smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

Video case studies highlight major GEFA projects

January 25, 2017

The Public Affairs Division gets behind the video camera to highlight GEFA-financed projects—a spring enclosure in Polk County and an electric vehicle (EV) charging station program. Click here for more information. 

Savannah Technical College to participate in Solar for Schools Program

January 4, 2017

The Solar for Schools Program will provide students the opportunity to enter the workforce specializing in electrical applications of installing, inspecting, and repairing solar panels. Savannah Technical College (Savannah Tech) was selected to participate in the program and received a $233,000 matching grant.

Charge Georgia incentivizes EV charging stations in Sandy Springs

December 20, 2016

The Charge Georgia Program—created by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA)—incentivized cities, counties, and universities to install electric vehicle charging stations. The city of Sandy Springs participated in the program and installed two charging stations in Hammond Park.

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