Environmental
Sustainability

The following principles guide KYMEA's decision making and operations:

  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and permits
  • Communicate environmental stewardship and encourage pollution prevention
  • Educate members and support cost-effective energy conservation programs
  • Work to coordinate generation and transmission planning with other local utilities and energy partners
  • Consider environmental factors in planning, design, construction and operational decisions
  • Consider environmental generation needs

KYMEA adheres to sustainable business practices such as:

  • Supporting generation from non-carbon energy sources including participation in regional hydro and solar projects
  • Upgraded KYMEA headquarters to LED lighting
  • Using virtual computer servers to reduce electricity consumption
  • Educating employees and member to make responsible decisions that improve the quality of the environment we live and work in
  • Recycling mixed office materials
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