New ‘2030 District’ vows to slash downtown energy use by 50 percent

An Mlive article released December 14, 2015 by staff writer Jim Harger is the latest example of how Grand Rapids, Michigan continues to be a leader in the field of greening, conservation, and cooperation. It is encouraging and refreshing to see local business leaders take part in such a forward-thinking initiative.


“Can downtown Grand Rapids cut its total energy, emissions and water use by 50 percent in the next 15 years? That’s the goal set by Grand Rapids 2030 District, a collaboration of private and public groups. It’s part of an effort that includes 11 other North American cities…”

Full article here.