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Clean Energy Community Forum

9664207_sClean Energy Community Forum Set for Monday, Dec. 9 from 5:30 to 7:30PM Amherst Bangs Community Center

The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and Department of Energy Resources (DOER), invite residents of Amherst, Easthampton, Hadley and Holyoke to a Community Forum to discuss specific renewable energy and energy efficiency projects and ideas that will be assembled into a Clean Energy Road Map for the future.

Technical experts will be on hand to answer questions about topics that residents suggested at community forum earlier this fall. These include anaerobic digestion systems that turn waste into energy; renewable thermal systems such as solar hot water, high efficiency biomass heating, and advanced heat pumps; and energy efficiency options for landlords and tenants.

This forum will take place:

Monday, December 9, 2013

5:30pm to 7:30pm (refreshments and mingling at 5:00pm) Amherst Bangs Community Center 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst MA 01002 Park in Amherst Parking Garage (entrances on Main Street and Kellogg Ave) PVTA Bus Routes 30, 31, 32, 37, 38, B43, and 45 (Post Office/Cowls Lane stops)

Please register at:http://www.eventbrite.com/e/pvpc-community-energy-forum-201-tickets-9317676421

The Community Energy Strategies Pilot Program (CESP) is an initiative developed by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center in collaboration with the Department of Energy Resources Green Communities Division. The program, delivered in partnership with local officials and community volunteers, helps communities identify and develop strategies for implementing the mix of clean energy projects and incentives best suited to address local interests, needs, and opportunities for clean energy development across all sectors.