SEP Funds Leveraged More than $4.4 Million for the School Energy Managers Projects (SEMP)

$4.4 million
Amount of funding for SEMP

$50 million
Cumulative avoided utility costs redirected back into school budgets

Energy managers providing energy management services to
Public school districts


In Kentucky, the State Energy Office, working with the Kentucky School Boards Association (KSBA)-School Energy Managers Project (SEMP), leveraged SEP funding to support a $4.4 million project over a three-year period.  SEMP provides energy management services to Kentucky’s school districts and has established a statewide energy management infrastructure focusing on intelligent energy choices for new and existing public schools. Currently, there are 40 energy managers providing services to 81 of Kentucky’s 173 K-12 public school districts. KSBA reports more than $50 million in avoided utility costs between 2010 and 2015 have been redirected back into school budgets.

Contact Information for the Kentucky Energy Office