Grand Rapids News

20 October 2017 - 5:15am

City of Grand Rapids PACE Launch Celebration

Mayor Rosalynn Bliss joined representatives from Grand Rapids 2030 District and Lean & Green Michigan, along with the City’s new sustainability manager, Alison Sutter on Monday at an event celebrating the launch of the Grand Rapids PACE (

25 August 2017 - 9:16am

PACE energy financing initiative approved in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand Rapids City Commission adopted a measure aimed at easing the process for property owners to make energy efficiency upgrades. The Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program acts as a financing mechanism for commercial

8 April 2016 - 7:02am

Reducing Grand Rapids Carbon Footprint

See what steps Grand Rapids is taking to reduce its carbon footprint. Follow link below.

18 December 2015 - 11:31am

Downtown Property Owners form 2030 District

Grand Rapids Business Journal highlights the Grand Rapids 2030 District launch. Click the link below to read the article.

18 December 2015 - 11:27am

Grand Rapids, Michigan to slash building energy use 50% by 2030

Grand Rapids 2030 District highlighted in Utility Dive Weekly Newspaper by Robert Walton. Click link below to read article.

18 December 2015 - 11:22am


Can downtown Grand Rapids cut it's total energy, emissions and water use by 50% in the next 15 years?   That's the goal set by Grand Rapids 2030 District, a collaboration of public and private groups.  It's part of an effort that includes 11 other

13 December 2015 - 6:21pm

Grand Rapids 2030 District Launch Press Release

Leading Downtown Property Owners Establish Grand Rapids 2030 District Effort aims to reduce energy and water use, along with transportation emissions in the downtown area   A group of property owners and operators with more than 60 buildings in

11 December 2015 - 4:12pm

Grand Rapids to Become Established 2030 District City on Monday

Grand Rapids to Become Established 2030 District City on Monday Signing ceremony at GRAM to feature new 2030 District Leadership Council, Mayor Heartwell, clean energy leaders A signing ceremony will be held on Monday, December 14, at 9 a.m. 

22 May 2015 - 12:00am

Emerging Grand Rapids 2030 District Form Workgroups

In an attempt to build a district that will hit the ground running, GR 2030 announced the formation of three workgroups that will spend the rest of 2015 discussing how to make an effective 2030 District once it is established. 2030 Districts are

6 May 2015 - 1:27pm

Grand Rapids Business Journal: 2030 District partnership demonstrates long-term economic growth impact

A great editorial from the Grand Rapids Business Journal on the Grand Rapids Emerging 2030 District.  Here's the first two paragraphs:  Grand Rapids has long been recognized for the number of public and private development partnerships



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