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    WHOOP! WHOOP!! Our efargo team has just moved into 3rd place in the $5,000,000 Georgetown University Energy Challenge!! Working with Xcel Energy and Cass County Electric, we’ve established the baseline of energy used in 2013 and 2014 for residential and municipal electricity. Read More

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    The city has moved up a rank to No. 3 in a national energy-efficiency competition that will end with a $5 million prize given to one winner. Read More

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    An online game was recently launched to encourage energy conservation in the community. Malini Svrivastava, who teaches in NDSU’s architecture program, and her efargo team collaborated to create a game for Fargo and West Fargo residents to help sustain energy efficiency goals that could lower energy bills and lower environmental impact. Read More

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    A citywide contest designed to encourage residents to improve their energy efficiency was officially kicked off Monday.  Malini Srivastava, one of the leaders of the efargo effort to win a national prize as the most energy-efficient city, said residents and whole neighborhoods can win prizes but, even if they don't, they'll win by saving money. Read More

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    A citywide contest designed to encourage residents to improve their energy efficiency was officially kicked off Monday.  Malini Srivastava, one of the leaders of the efargo effort to win a national prize as the most energy-efficient city, said residents and whole neighborhoods can win prizes but, even if they don't, they'll win by saving money. Read More

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    Malini Srivastava is leading the efargo effort to improve Fargo's energy efficiency. Through a partnership among the city of Fargo, NDSU, Xcel Energy and Cass County Electric Coop, a citywide contest began this week with the goal of educating the public on smarter energy use and reducing overall energy usage. Read More

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    Fargo comes in strong as a semifinalist in the Georgetown University Energy Prize competition.  Fargo is currently ranked in fourth place.  The city of Fargo and NDSU launches efargo today, a game to encourage the community to be more energy efficient. Read More

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    Srivastava is leading a project called efargo, a partnership between the City of Fargo, NDSU, Cass County Electric Coop and Xcel Energy, with a goal of cutting Fargo’s overall energy use by five percent. Read More

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    efargo’s moving on up!  We’re in the hunt for the $5 million Energy Challenge competing with 60 quarter finalist cities across the country. Fargo’s the spotlight community on the Georgetown University Energy Challenge. Read More

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    A few small changes around the house can save homeowners money and contribute to a more energy-efficient community.  Malini Srivastava, who teaches in NDSU’s architecture program, and her efargo team developed a list of 10 tips homeowners can use to save energy and money.

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    Fifty cities, including Duluth and Fargo, N.D., are among the finalists for a $5 million prize. The contest started last January and runs until the end of this year. The more a city can reduce its energy use over those two years, the better its chance of winning. Duluth and Fargo both want to win, although they are focused on different kinds of details to get there. Read More

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    "If we had someone at the city which is a coordinator position, where we could look at things in a strategic manner in terms of energy use, it would really help us in our efforts and how we spend even our maintenance and operations dollars," eFargo Team Lead Malini Srivastava said.

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    Schools, the water treatment plant, government offices, the airport and street lights are among the top energy users among local government facilities. It's not known how much they can really cut, something eFargo members plan to investigate. Read More

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    "The more every person does the better position we are to win this thing, and then in December we're releasing an eFargo game which every community member can play. This game reduces energy, saves money, and helps us win," says Malini Srivastava, Professor at NDSU. Read More

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    efargo is an University-City-Utilities partnership to reduce energy use in the City of Fargo while participating in the Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP)2 , a nationwide competition to improve the energy efficiency of small cities during a two-year competition period ending in 2016. Read More

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    MOORHEAD—Utility leaders in Fargo and Moorhead are finalizing plans to offer solar garden programs for residents. Solar gardens are typically funded by customers who buy licenses for power output. Read More

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    Fargo City Commissioner Mike Williams said the solar garden there will be built near the ground storage reservoir on 52nd Street South. Cass County Electric is still determining a timeline for when its 252 non rotating-panel garden will go up in south Fargo, but it will likely be built in the next year, officials said. Read More

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    The “e” in efargo isn’t a placeholder for just a single word. Rather, it represents many descriptors beginning with that letter: energy, efficiency, enterprising, education, entertaining, eventful, and many more. Read More

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    Did you miss Malini and Mike on KFGO this morning? No worries, you can still listen to their Interview here! Read More

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    NDSU’s Malini Srivastava has partnered with the city of Fargo to encourage energy conservation in the community.  Srivastava, assistant professor of architecture, is project lead for eFargo, a partnership with the city to enter the two-year Georgetown University Energy Prize... Read More

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    Assistant Professor Malini Srivastava, AIA, in the Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, is Project Lead for the eFargo project. A collaboration with the City of Fargo, Corporations, and NDSU partners which were named as semi-finalists in the Georgetown University Energy Prize. ... Read More

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    Keeping up with the Joneses could take a different twist over the next 12 months with neighbors and whole neighborhoods competing to see who in the city can save the most energy. In an online game the city is proposing, households would track their energy use....Read More

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    WASHINGTON — Senator John Hoeven today congratulated the City of Fargo as it advanced to the semi-finalist round of the Georgetown University Energy Prize competition, which will award $5 million to the winning community.....Read More

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today congratulated the City of Fargo for advancing to the Semi-finalist round of the Georgetown University Energy Prize competition to improve energy efficiency in the community, and for the chance at a $5 million prize....Read More

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    Washington DC - The Georgetown University Energy Prize, a $5 million incentive competition to reduce America’s energy consumption, announced a list of 52 communities who have been selected to advance to the Quarter finalist round of the competition....Read More

efargo is a partnership between the City of Fargo, NDSU and the two utility companies in Fargo: Cass County Electric Coop and Xcel Energy. It was formed to enter Fargo into the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a two-year competition in which fifty cities across the United States are seeking to take innovative actions in the way they understand, use, and plan energy use reduction.

 

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