DPW-Energy announces 2020 Tinian energy-efficient educational campaign

The Department of Public Works (DPW) – Energy Division Office will be hosting its 2020 Tinian Energy-Efficient LED Lighting Promotional and Educational Awareness Campaign on Friday, September 25th, 2020, and if need be, to continue on Saturday, September 26, 2020.

The DPW Energy Division through its Energy Education, Efficiency and Conservation Program efforts, will be distributing eight (8) each LED light bulbs per household to assist residential consumers reduce the cost of utilities of their homes and to educate the community about the importance of preserving and protecting available natural resources in the environment through energy-efficiency and conservation efforts in the CNMI. LED bulbs will be available for distribution on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the day while supplies lasts. 

The event will be held on the date, location and time as follows:

Date:                                                               Location:                                            Time:

Friday, September 25, 2020                           Tinian Gymnasium Parking Lot         9AM to 3PM

If need be, Saturday, September 26, 2020 Tinian Gymnasium Parking Lot     9AM to 12PM

To avail of LED Bulbs, residential consumers must present a copy of a valid government issued identification card (ID) and a copy of a most recent utility billing with name on account. If availing for a residential consumer who is unable to do so, an authorization letter from the account holder must be provided. Businesses, rental property owners and or Landlords are not eligible to receive LED Bulbs.

In addition, due to the continued threat of the COVID-19, consumers are asked to observe during the event all posted and applicable Health and Safety related guidance to reduce the spread of the virus.

For additional questions or information regarding this event, you may contact Ms. Maile Iakopo, Reporting Specialist, at telephone numbers 664-4480/4.

Funding opportunity for this project is made possible through grant funds awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) – State Energy Program (SEP).

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Quarantine protocols eased for those traveling to the CNMI and are fully vaccinated; new CDC guidance shows more fully vaccinated individuals in the CNMI will lead to an easing of COVID-19 restrictions

The Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (CHCC) and the Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force announces new quarantine protocols: Effective May 17, 2021, fully vaccinated travelers coming in from Level 1 jurisdictions on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Travel Health Notice list do not have to quarantine in any form, after providing verifiable vaccination documentation from their respective health department or health provider and after their lodging or household passes assessment. If household assessment failed, travelers will be given the option to self-monitor at home. Travelers from Level 1 jurisdictions also do not have to test upon arrival but will be tested on the fifth day after arrival.

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