Isikhungo Esithola I-Wendy Penner se-EcoTechnology's Umklomelo Wobuholi Bemvelo

UWendy Penner Uthola i-2019 Alan Silverstein neLaura Dubester Award ye

Ubuholi Bemvelo Yomphakathi 

4/22/19 Pittsfield, MA - UWendy Penner uthole i-2019 Alan Silverstein neLaura Dubester Award for Community Community Leadership eCentre for EcoTechnology (CET).

UPenner uzonikezwa umklomelo wakhe kulo Msombuluko kusihlwa, Ephreli 22 (okuba wuSuku Lomhlaba), emhlanganweni weBhodi yaseWilliamstown Select Board. Amagama omklomelo uLaura Dubester nelungu leBhodi le-CET uNancy Nylen bangabethuli. Lo mklomelo uqanjwe ngoSilverstein noDubester, abasebenza njengabaqondisi-ndawonye be-CET amashumi eminyaka baze bathatha umhlalaphansi ngo-2010. UDubester wajoyina i-CET ngo-1977 kwathi uSilverstein ngo-1978. Baba ngabaqondisi babahlanganyeli benhlangano ngo-1988. 2014.

"Ngibazisa kakhulu uLaura no-Alan ngombono wabo nokuzinikela kwabo ekutholeni izixazululo ezisebenzayo nezisebenzayo ezinikeza amandla abantu abavela kuzo zonke izizinda zokuphila" ukuthi bacabange emhlabeni wonke, benze izinto endaweni yangakini, "kusho uPenner. “Kubaluleke kakhulu kimina ukwamukelwa ngomklomelo oqokelwe bona.”

Umklomelo unikezwa yi-CET kwisakhamuzi noma iqembu lendawo elisebenza emphakathini wazo ukuze lizuze imvelo yendawo ngokugxila ekwehliseni imithelela eyingozi abantu abangaba nayo emvelweni, kanye nezinyathelo ezinhle abantu abangazithatha ekhaya, sebenza, nasemiphakathini yabo esiza ukuvikela imvelo, ukuthuthukisa ikhwalithi yempilo, nokwakha umphakathi.

"UWendy Penner ungumholi womphakathi obelokhu esebenza ukuqwashisa nokukhuthaza abantu ukuthi bathathe izinyathelo ezifanele ukuvikela imvelo yethu, ezingeni lendawo nangaphezulu," kusho uMengameli weCET uJohn Majercak. "Sikholelwa ukuthi indlela engcono yokuhlonipha umsebenzi ka-Alan noLaura ukubona umsebenzi nokuzinikela kwabanye abantu abanjengoWendy."

UPenner ungusihlalo weKomidi leWilliamstown COOL (CO2 Lowering) futhi ubelokhu esebenza njengelungu kusukela ngo-2005. Ekomidini, uPenner ubambisene neWilliamstown Elementary School, iMount Greylock Regional High School, kanye neCentre for EcoTechnology ukwenza ukufinyelela imfundo kubafundi nemindeni yabo mayelana nokusebenza kahle kwamandla namandla avuselelekayo. Ngaphansi kokuholwa nguye, abafundi abangamakhulu amaningana babambe iqhaza ezinsukwini zamandla ezikoleni zabo futhi bahambela izindawo eziseduze zamandla ahlanzekile njenge-turbine yomoya yaseJiminy Peak. Ngokusebenza eduze noWilliam College nabanye abalingani bomphakathi, uWendy ulethe imicimbi eminingi yezemfundo nokufinyelela eWilliamstown, kubandakanya nenkulumo yokushintsha kwesimo sezulu nguBill McKibben kanye nemibukiso eminingana yamandla e-Earth Day.

Imizamo yakhe yokuqwashisa abantu yadlulela emkhankasweni lapho imindeni engaphezu kwama-80 yaseWilliamstown ibala khona umkhondo wekhabhoni futhi yathembisa ukuyinciphisa isebenzisa ithuluzi leNew England Carbon Challenge. UPenner kanye neKomidi le-COOL babasize bahlangabezana nalesi sifungo ngokuhlanganisa uchungechunge lomhlangano olwalunesihloko esithi "Egcekeni Lami" ukufundisa nokukhuthaza abantu ukuthi bathathe izinyathelo zokwehlisa umkhondo wekhabhoni ngokufaka izibani ezonga ugesi, ukuvikela amakhaya abo, ukufaka umquba kanye nokufaka izintambo zezingubo .

UWendy uphinde wasiza ukuhola imizamo yokukhuthaza izakhamizi ukuthi zibambe iqhaza ohlelweni lweMass Save futhi zikhethe ugesi oluhlaza ngohlelo lweNational Grid GreenUp. Usizo lwakhe lusize uWilliamstown ukuthi athole ibhonasi ekhethekile ebenza bakwazi ukufaka ama-solar panel kulabhulali yomphakathi ukuze banike amandla uhlelo lwabo olusha lokupholisa umoya.

Ngaphansi kobuholi bukaPenner, iKomidi le-COOL lisebenzisane kakhulu neWilliamstown ukufeza ukuqokwa njengoMphakathi Ohlaza kanye nokuxhumanisa uhlelo lweWilliamstown Solarize MA olube yimpumelelo ngo-2013 lapho cishe imindeni engama-80 ifake i-PV elanga. Ukwakha kuleyo mpumelelo uPenner muva nje uhlele ukuhanjiswa kwesicelo sokuthi iWilliamstown iqhube iSolarize Plus - umkhankaso welanga onamacala amaningi ukukhulisa ngokumangazayo inani lokufakwa kwamandla ahlanzekile emphakathini wethu.

Okwalabo abangakwazi ukufika emhlanganweni weWilliamstown Select Board, izotholakala ngokusakazwa ku-WilliNet Community Television.

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Sekuyiminyaka engaphezu kwengu-40 iCentre for EcoTechnology isize abantu namabhizinisi ukuthi bonge ugesi futhi banciphise udoti. Ngeminye imininingwane vakashela i-cetonline.org.

 

Umklomelo we-CET Community Leadership Award, umamukeli uWendy Penner kusukela UWilliNet.

Siyabonga kuWilliNet ngokusakaza lo mklomelo!

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