E3 – Economy, Energy, and Environment – is a coordinated federal and local technical assistance initiative that is helping manufacturers across the nation adapt and thrive in a new business era focused on sustainability. In the process, E3 is boosting local economies and benefiting the communities with creation of “green jobs” and reduced environmental impacts.
Joining forces with the local community, E3 provides manufacturers with customized, hands-on assessments of production processes and assists with the implementation of energy-saving projects. As a result, E3 is:
E3 serves as a unique model by working directly with the local manufacturers, utilities, and business communities and streamlining the delivery of the most suitable technical and financial resources to the manufacturers. These resources are leveraged from the following pool of E3 collaborating agencies and programs: DOC, DOE, EPA, DOL, SBA and USDA.
The E3 framework is designed to be scalable and replicable. E3 is expanding throughout the nation. What began as two city pilots in 2009 has grown into a framework expected to operate in numerous communities among 15 states in 2012.
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Businesses Race to Best Practices in Green through the NASCAR Green/E3 Challenge
North Carolina Manufacturers to Compete for NC E3 Sustainability Award.
NORTH CAROLINA (Sept. 20, 2012) — E3: Economy, Energy, Environment; the Environmental Protection Agency; and NASCAR Green are working together to encourage businesses to operate in a green and sustainable fashion by creating the NASCAR Green/E3 Challenge. Local manufacturers participating in the North Carolina E3 program (NC E3) will be eligible to compete by demonstrating the changes each has implemented to become more sustainable. Participating manufacturers will compete for the NC E3 Sustainability Award to be bestowed in spring 2013... Read Press Release