Sustainability

New Solar Co-ops Launch in Orange County

Orange County is building on the momentum of the state’s largest and most successful solar co-op by again partnering with Solar United Neighbors of...

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Orange County Helps OUC Dedicate Community Solar Farm

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer along with Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) leaders dedicated the Kenneth P. Ksionek Community Solar...

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Mayor Teresa Jacobs Proposes $3.96 Billion Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget at Orange County’s Board of County Commissioners July Work Session

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs has proposed a $3.96 billion Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 budget for Orange County that is balanced and does not...

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Mayor Jacobs’ Sustainability Awards Recognizes Aquaponics STEM Learning Project at Wekiva High School

For the first time since the launch of Orange County’s sustainability plan, “Our Home for Life,” the Orange County Sustainable Development Awards were presented...

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Orange County Convention Center Completes Sustainable Center-to-Table Gardens

Orange County’s leadership joined Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) staff members and sustainability industry leaders to celebrate the completion of the Center-to-Table Gardens at...

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Orange County Recognizes Winners of Jefferson Awards’ Lead360 Challenge

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently recognized a group of young citizens in Central Florida who participated in the Jefferson Awards Lead360 Challenge. The...

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Orange County Employees Plant Sustainable Garden

A living example of Orange County’s Sustainable Plan, “Our Home for Life,” the Employee Plant Sustainable Garden has become a focal point at the...

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New Solar Co-op Shines in Orange County

Orange County homeowners looking to add solar power to their homes have the opportunity to do so at a discount through a new solar...

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Orange County Celebrates Building Safety Month

Orange County Government’s Division of Building Safety in conjunction with the International Code Council (ICC) celebrated Building Safety Month (BSM) in May. This year’s...

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