Georgetown University Energy Prize

Sustainability Director

Brian Blackmon
(865) 215-4430

400 Main St., Room 598
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Georgetown University Energy Prize

The Georgetown University Energy Prize is a two year multi-million dollar competition that is challenging small- to medium-size towns, cities, and counties to work together with their local governments, residents, utilities, and others to achieve innovative, replicable, scalable and continual reductions in the per account energy consumption of gas and electricity.

Knoxville is 1 on of 50 communities across the nation competing in the semifinalist stage of the competition.  The City and Knox County Schools are working on ways to reduce their energy consumption, but for residents wanting to help Knoxville bring home the prize, we've compiled some tips and resources to help you out.  Check 'em out below!

Want to know how you can help Knoxville win the $5 million prize and save money each month?  Use the tips and guides below to lower your utility bill!

Partner-approved low-cost and no-cost tips:
Knoxville Scores eScore Infographic

Savings in the House starter guide to lower utility bills

Interested in making your home energy efficient?
To see if you're qualified for free retrofits, come by CAC offices (2247 Western Ave., Knoxville) 

TVA's eScore program can be done by you or a professional.  Learn more at:

For more information, use the resources below:

LED Buying Guides from the University of Tennessee Extension Services:
Getting the Most Out of Your Investment (pdf)
Light Up Your Life for Less (pdf)

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