Newark has used an Energize Delaware grant to buy two e-mowers. (Newark photo)

Newark buys 4 EVs, 2 e-mowers and to add 6 charging stations

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

Newark has received $490,000 from Energize Delaware and $42,000 from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Rebates Program, which supports the Delaware Clean Vehicle Rebate Program. “Newark is proud to be a sustainability leader in Delaware,” said Jeff Martindale, the city’s chief procurement and projects officer. “The grant funding will allow us to …

First State school districts will receive at least $500,000 for solar panels to create renewable energy. (Unsplash)

School districts to receive at least $500k for solar panels

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Delaware’s 19 public school districts will receive at least $500,000 each to install solar panels to reduce energy consumption for certain school buildings.  Energize Delaware, an energy conservation group, has launched the grant program to encourage First State district schools to reduce their energy costs. “School districts use a lot of energy and the savings will lower their expenses for …