Greening the Grid in Massachussetts

By |2019-11-06T16:10:59-05:00November 6th, 2019|Climate Change, Drive Green, Education, Local green power, Renewable Energy, Sustainability|

In the past few decades, average global temperatures have climbed sharply. Studies published in peer-reviewed scientific journals show that climate-warming trends over the past century are extremely likely due to human activity. Ninety-seven percent or more of actively publishing climate scientists agree with this statement. Graph of global temperature rise per year from NASA

One of the Best Parts of the EcoFellowship: Community Engagement!

By |2019-10-31T15:43:02-04:00October 22nd, 2019|EcoFellows, Education, Local green power, Sustainability|

Our EcoFellows have had many community engagement opportunities these past weeks! They had meetings with social justice groups and city planners, tours of various High-Performance Buildings, and interesting discussions while attending a Green Careers Conference. These events encouraged the Fellows to understand the region and surrounding towns in a more holistic way. Here are some

BusinessWest: A New Report Details Impact Of Food-Waste Reduction Efforts

By |2019-09-19T16:24:54-04:00September 19th, 2019|Energy Savings, Green for Homes, Local green power, Renewable Energy, Solar Access|

“When we evaluate the impact of these waste bans,” Mansell told BusinessWest, “we see they can create job growth, help feed more hungry people, and, of course, increase capacity at existing landfills.” Read the full article here Learn more about our work with wasted food: wastedfood.cetonline.org

Berkshire Eagle: Solar Access program a ‘game-changer’ – just ask this Adams homeowner

By |2019-04-15T16:51:22-04:00April 15th, 2019|Energy Savings, Green for Homes, Local green power, Renewable Energy, Solar Access|

"Noyes owes his energy-saving success to being the first person to enroll in Solar Access. The year-old state-sponsored initiative is designed to make solar energy more affordable for middle- and low-income households..." Read the full article here Learn more about the Solar Access program: cetonline.org/solaraccess

Myth Busting Residential Solar Power

By |2018-06-20T14:46:35-04:00June 19th, 2018|Energy Savings, Green for Homes, Local green power, Renewable Energy, Solar Access, Sustainability|

Thinking about switching to solar power but have some concerns? It is easy to become overwhelmed with ideas and opinions, especially today with the rate at which information is produced and spread, but it’s important to take the time to seek out the truth. There are a lot of misconceptions about residential solar power, so let’s