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Every year, my wife and I take our kids on a road trip to Louisville. As we’re driving down I-65, through Indiana, you see all these enormous wind turbines on either side of the road, stretching off into the horizon as far as the eye can see. And every year I tell my kids the story about the utility merger, and of course they could care less. They are not the slightest bit interested.

But I look at those turbines, and I get choked up because I think that there’s a little hope for us still. And I’m proud of the work we did to get renewable energy and energy efficiency started in the region.

Congratulations to ELPC, to Howard and to the staff and to the Board on a great first 20 years. I feel proud and privileged to have been there at the start. Good luck for the next 20 and beyond.

Jimmy Seidita One of the Original ELPC Staff Members, upon ELPC's 20th Anniversary

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