Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open to visitors by appointment only. Please call or email from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
703-324-7136 TTY 711
12000 Government Center Pkwy, Suite 533
Fairfax, VA 22035
John Morrill
Acting Director

Latest News and Information

Below you will find the 10 most recent articles from the Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination. To view a full list of past articles and news releases, please click here.

Fairfax County Announces 2023 Environmental Excellence Award Winners

September 12, 2023

Honorees Improve the County’s Natural Environment, Benefitting All Residents

Today, the Fairfax County Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination (OEEC) announced the recipients of the 2023 Environmental Excellence Awards.

Since 2000, Fairfax County has issued the Environmental Excellence Awards to recognize county residents, county employees, businesses and…

HOAs Encouraged to Apply Now for Charge Up Fairfax Pilot Program

September 5, 2023

Making it easier for homeowners and condominium owners associations to install shared electric vehicle charging stations for their residents is the goal of the Charge Up Fairfax pilot program.

Interested HOAs and COAs – including multi-family condo…

Renewable Energy Credits 101: Green Energy for Renters and Homeowners

August 23, 2023

When you rent your home or business, it’s hard to use renewable energy sources. That’s where your electricity provider comes in! Energy companies like NOVEC and Dominion Energy offer different programs that renters (and everyone else) can participate in to ensure green power is part of the grid.

These programs are a good alternative for renters or residents of multi-unit…

Explore an Earth-Friendly Reading List on Book Lovers Day

August 9, 2023

Today is Book Lovers Day, which is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and appreciate the power of books! Books can inform, inspire, and connect us with the world around us. In today's world, one of the most pressing issues is the impact of climate change and the need for sustainable energy solutions, an issue that the Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination focuses on. Fortunately,…

Fairfax County Keeps PACE with Clean Energy! Joins Statewide Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (C-PACE)

July 6, 2023

Fairfax County is the latest locality to adopt the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program. C-PACE is administered by the Virginia PACE Authority with support from the Virginia Department of Energy (Virginia…

Making Solar Make Sense: Solar Power 101 in Fairfax County

July 6, 2023

As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, it’s the perfect time to go solar. There are many reasons to convert your home to solar energy, such as:

Reducing your monthly electric bill Avoiding rising energy costs Increasing your home’s value Benefitting the environment by reducing your environmental impact

And thanks to the power of solar group purchasing…

Register Now for Green Business Partners and Best Workplaces for Commuters Webinar

June 6, 2023

Are you a Fairfax County business ready to take your sustainability efforts to the next level?

Fairfax County’s Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination and Department of Transportation will host a joint webinar later this month to…

Know Your Numbers: The Cost Savings of Climate Action

June 1, 2023

Many of our daily actions have an environmental impact, whether we’re at home or on the go. Things that use electricity or fuel—like turning on our lights, using appliances and devices, heating and cooling our homes, and driving our cars—contribute to climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions. They also cost money: for example, the U.S. Department of Energy estimates that Americans spend an…

Resilient Fairfax Plan Recognized with APA Virginia Award

May 19, 2023

Resilient Fairfax, the county’s plan to address the effects of changing climate on residents, critical infrastructure, public services, and natural resources, has been honored again — this time by the American Planning Association’s Virginia Chapter.

Each year the…

Drive Less, Save More: Alternative Transit in Fairfax County

May 1, 2023

Cars and trucks are one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions in Fairfax County, accounting for nearly 40 percent of total emissions. These emissions contribute to pollution that accelerates climate change and negatively impacts our health. Fortunately, Fairfax County has plenty of alternative transit options besides driving. These options can reduce emissions, get you where you…

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