What is the GUEP Prize?
Georgetown University created an energy prize incentive of $5 million to small to medium sized cities who will dedicate themselves to creating a sustainability and energy plan. The goal of GUEP is to educate consumers on a national basis about the consequences of energy consumption over a full fuel cycle.
The Benefits of Brighton’s Participation:
- Theopportunity to win $5 million prize to put toward sustainability efforts in Brighton.
- The program allows for complimentary help and dialog with outside agencies to assist in developing a usable sustainability plan.
-An Energy Efficiency Plan can be used to apply for additional funding to hire aSustainability Coordinator through the GUEP during the contest.
-Community involvement and education on sustainability.
-Develop our commitment as noted in Section 1 of the Brighton Comprehensive Plan to be a leading community in sustainability.
-Work in conjunction with Adams County to form a metro Sustainability Plan.