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The Energy Challenge

The Energy Challenge was created to help everyone in Bend save energy and make their homes healthier and more comfortable.

First launched as the Bend Energy Challenge in 2015, we competed for a $5 million prize in nationwide energy-saving competition with throughout 2015 and 2016. We are still vying for the final prize.

In 2017, we’ve taken on a new name and are expanding our boarders to serve beyond just Bend. First up, the expansion of free LED light bulb program to Tumalo, Redmond, and beyond city limits. Stay tuned for more programs coming to your area soon!



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The Energy Challenge For Businesses

Because saving energy is everybody’s business, local businesses should get involved in The Energy Challenge. Support Bend by reducing your organization’s energy use and by encouraging your employees to take the Pledge! Get tips and resources to save energy AND money and help your employees do the same. Small companies can opt to receive a free energy assessment to help create an energy savings plan. Larger companies may find it easier to create a Green Team to lead the way. We provide information and resources for all this and more!

Get more information about the Business Challenge today.