Cook County has been selected as one of the Top 100 nominees for the 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards. This nomination recognizes the County’s innovative steps to reduce energy costs and cut greenhouse gas emissions.  The County’s submission focused on the Guaranteed Energy Performance Contracting (GEPC) project.  In June 2012, the county’s Office of Capital Planning/Bureau of Economic Development in collaboration with the County’s Chief Sustainability Officer, began the largest single phase GEPC project undertaken by a county.  View full release.  The Chicago Innovation Awards, celebrating its 12th year, is the Chicago region’s foremost recognition of innovative new products or services brought to the market or public service each year.

There were 562 nominees to the 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards.  

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Vote for us as part of the People’s Choice Award on the 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards website - Category #14 with Not-for Profit Nominees.  

Bookmark our site and see if we won! Final winners to be announced on October 30th.