Glynn County awarded $7.2 million in funding for energy-efficiency initiatives

ATLANTA – The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) provided Glynn County $7,170,000 in funding for energy-efficiency improvements in several of the county’s buildings through Georgia’s Qualified Energy Conservation Bond (QECB) allotment to local governments.

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Georgia communities receive infrastructure loans totaling $12 million

Eleven Georgia communities were awarded financing totaling $12,354,701 for water, water supply, sewer and wastewater infrastructure improvements. Loan commitments include energy and water conservation projects.

GEFA 2014 Annual Report Available Online

View GEFA's 2014 Annual Report.

Russ Pennington Named Deputy Director at GEFA

Russ Pennington has been named deputy director at GEFA. Pennington will also lead the Governor’s Water Supply Program, working closely with Judson H. Turner, the state’s Environmental Protection Division (EPD) director in the new office established by Gov.

Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds Available to Local Governments

The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) is reallocating $13,581,000 of the state’s Qualified Energy Conservation Bond (QECB) allotment to local governments.

Boyd Austin to Lead GEFA Board of Directors

Boyd Austin, mayor of Dallas, Ga., has been elected chairman of the GEFA board of directors effective January 1, 2015. He succeeds Dahlonega Mayor Gary McCullough.

GEFA Names New Land Conservation Program Manager

GEFA Executive Director Kevin Clark announced today that Fuller Callaway has been selected as the Georgia Land Conservation Program (GLCP) manager.

October 30 is Weatherization Day

Gov. Nathan Deal has proclaimed October 30 as Weatherization Day in Georgia to encourage state residents to make energy-efficient improvements, or “weatherize” their homes, to conserve energy.

Coming Soon: Forty-four New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Georgia communities are working to reduce range anxiety for electric vehicle drivers.

Georgia Communities Receive Infrastructure Loans Totaling $13 Million

The GEFA board of directors awarded eight Georgia communities $12,964,210 in financing for water, sewer, solid waste and wastewater infrastructure improvements.