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With nine months to go, Park City is currently in 5th place for the $5 million dollar Georgetown Energy Prize, trailing behind the town of Aspen, which is in 3rd place.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Between now and the end of the month, Summit and Wasatch County residents have the opportunity to be part of a bulk purchase of what's known as a smart thermostat - a way to save money and energy and help Summit County win the $5-million Georgetown University Energy Prize. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Manager Tom Fisher; Summit Community Power Works Project Manager Mary Christa Smith has information  about a bulk-buy purchase of smart thermostats; Recycle Utah director Insa Riepen has her monthly update and Chris Haslock with Team Park City United has the latest results from the Youth Olympic Games in Norway.

Nine months into the 24-month competition and Summit County finds itself in 6th place to win the $5-million Georgetown University Energy Prize. Leslie Thatcher has the story.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Mary Christa Smith and Matt Abbot with Summit Community Power Works about the most recent rankings that show Summit County in 6th place for the $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize. Later, Tom Kelly with USSA has a weekly update. Park city Magazin Editor Melissa Fields and Contributor Tom Clyde highlight the new winter edition and PC MARC's Karen Yocum has a rundown of winter programs.

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Park City beat Aspen in the Ski Town Showdown.  That means Park City was the mountain town that saved the most energy during the month of October.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Here's a link to the Summit Community Power Works website.

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It’s an all local’s show today on This Green Earth.  First Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson welcome Captain Matt Meinhold of the Park City Fire District and Dave Eskelson of Rocky Mountain Power to discuss the districts installation of solar panels on the roof of their administration and warehouse buildings.

The second guest is Katy Wang, executive director of the Park City Film Series, talking about this week’s film, Project Wild Thing.  It’s a documentary that chronicles the director attempt to get his children out of the house in into the outdoors.

  It's only based on early data, but there's good news for the Park City area. In the Georgetown University $5-million energy efficiency contest, the word is that early on, Summit County is leading the field. Rick Brough has more.

In this podcast of Mountain Money, hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells welcome Carrie Morgridge, author of EVERY GIFT MATTERS: How Your Passion Can Change The World. Then it's Christofer Nelson Program Director, Georgetown University Program and Mary Christa Smith on Science in the Public Interest.

On today's show, Nell and Chris speak with representatives from Echo Spur, a new development of homes being constructed in the Rossi Hill area of Park City. Echo Spur will be incorporating energy efficient construction materials and techniques to reduce electricity and natural gas consumption.   In the second part of the show, they talk about inefficient incandescent bulbs and LED lighting alternatives with Mary Christa Smith, Project Manager of the Summit Community Power Works.

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