Power Hour Webinar | June 22

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Wondering what Make the Switch is all about? You’re invited to a free Power Hour Webinar! The webinar is hosted by Mass Energy, a local nonprofit and partner in our Make the Switch to Green Electricity campaign.

The Power Hour will cover three statewide programs aimed at reducing your carbon footprint and give you the opportunity to ask questions about:

  • Make the Switch, An affordable and impactful program that allows you to easily green your home energy use
  • Mass Save, A rate-payer funded program run by the utilities that offers no-cost home energy assessments as well as rebates for energy efficient upgrades
  •  Mass Solar Connect, A new program for homeowners interested in getting solar installed. The program was created by the Mass Clean Energy Center and is being piloted by Mass Energy. The program is running until August 31.


When: Monday, June 22nd


Where: ONLINE!

To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/power-hour-webinar-tickets-17028196795

More info: http://www.massaudubon.org/news-events/special-events/general-special-events/power-hour-webinar

Acadia Center Energy Systems Webinar | April 22

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What do you know about our energy system? Some don’t know much more beyond sending a check every month to keep their lights on. Others are working to engineer new technologies to generate energy or researching and advancing policies to promote a clean energy future.

There’s new info for all of these audiences at Acadia Center’s Earth Day Webinar, Utility Vision: Making the Energy System Work for Consumers and the Environment, which will discuss how the consumer can become an integral part of the energy system.

As it stands now the energy system is largely one-directional, with the power flowing to us from large fossil-fueled generators and our money flowing back. For decades that money has gone towards maintaining the infrastructure of those plants and the power lines that bring us that energy.

But, as consumers become more aware of how our energy use affects the environment, the supply of fossil fuels runs low, and worries about energy costs increase, consumers and leaders are increasingly looking to ways to re-envision the energy system. And now that cleaner technologies for demand-reducing efficiency and generating and distributing a renewable supply are becoming more accessible and affordable, a new energy system isn’t only necessary, it’s possible.

Acadia Center’s Utility Vision is a strategic plan to achieve a new system that meets our energy needs and supports a fair, healthy economy and environment. The webinar will outline the recommendations for policy changes that will create an energy system that will benefit and empower us all.

The webinar will be led by the director of Acadia Center’s Grid Modernization Initiative, Abigail Anthony. Tuning in would be a great way to celebrate Earth Day!


When: Wednesday, April 22nd


To register: Register Here.


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