MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Area Technical College recently received the first Clean Energy Champion Award from Wisconsin Clean Cities-Southeast Area, Inc. MATC was recognized for its work related to energy conservation in its academics and operations.
“This award acknowledges the hard work of many staff members and faculty,” said MATC President Dr. Darnell E. Cole. “Not only are we committed to energy conservation on our four campuses, but our academic programs are teaching and training current and future employees about the importance of energy conservation.”
WCC-SEA is a group of local organizations that has been working since 1994 to promote smart transportation choices. Members recognize the value clean transportation alternatives bring to promoting public health. WCC-SEA strives to reduce dependence on petroleum-based and imported fuels of fleets in southeastern Wisconsin and meeting vehicle emissions standards, as mandated by the federal government for southeastern Wisconsin.