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Windham County

Want to see how the Clean Energy leaders of Windham County are organizing themselves for maximum impact? Join us at our regional conference at the Ashford’s Knowlton Hall, 25 Pompey Hollow Rd. (RT 44) on February 7 from 9 am to noon.
 
HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Woodstock Green Team leader Jim Stratos will explain how volunteers there put their town on the road to 100 per cent renewable energy for its town buildings.
  • Learn about new Energy Efficiency Fund programs to earn you points towards a Bright Ideas grant, ie., LED bulb fair (3 for $10)
  • Next Step Living will discuss partnering with Task Forces for community outreach.
  • And, we’ll get the latest from CEFIA/Green Bank.

We will break into working groups to discuss ways we can work together, to explore the possibility of working with the COGs, and to discuss Advocacy issues like Community Renewables (aka shared solar). 

See how we're getting it done in Connecticut's Quiet Corner!

To sweeten the deal, refreshments - coffee and baked goods - will be provided by Shayna B and the Pickle, a local bakery specializing in gluten-free and using compostable serveware.

We hope you’ll be able to join us along with many of your team! Please RSVP to Susan Eastwood Chair, ACETF at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hosted by the Ashford Clean Energy Task Force.

Resources

 

Community Updates

CLIMATE CRISIS

For those concerned about the climate crisis…

Small info cards, about 3”x4”, are available in quantities of 100 and more; if interested, please contact Patrice Gillespie .

YEAR OF LOCAL ACTION

… 2018 has been named the Year of Local Action. And the Eastern CT Green Action group is leading the way. ECGA was formed by several people from towns in eastern Connecticut. Initially most people were from Mansfield; as of now, people from Andover, Ashford, Chaplin, Coventry, Eastford, Hampton, Lebanon, Pomfret, Scotland, Tolland, Willington and Windham are members.

With the publication of his excellent weekly newsletter CT Green News, ECGA co-founder Peter Millman is helping us Nutmeggers stay up to date on issues, events and opportunities for concerned citizens to connect with their elected officials. He has published over 50 editions of his newsletter, and would love to broaden his every Friday distribution. Just contact Peter via info@easternctgreenaction.com and benefit from his convenient digest of important news and environmentally-focused online postings.

 

Calendar Highlights

FALL GATHERING

HIGHLIGHTS OF CT’s FALL GATHERING of clean energy task forces can be found here in our Knowledge Center’s Program Archives pages. Diane Duva (the Director of Energy Demand at DEEP’s Bureau of Energy and Technology Policy is pictured here) facilitating the shaping of our state’s energy future.

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Clean Energy Communities Listening Session Letter of Thanks and Follow-up

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