PVPC Community Energy Forum 201: Holyoke, Hadley, Amherst, Easthampton

Event Time 
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 17:30 to 19:30
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Event Location 
Amherst Bangs Community Center
70 Boltwood Walk
01002 Amherst, MA
United States

Register here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/pvpc-community-energy-forum-201-tickets-9317676421

The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) invites you to participate in a Community Energy Forum 201 on Monday December 9th. The forum is part of an ongoing initiative to create a Clean Energy Roadmap for the PVPC region by drawing on the experiences and knowledge of residents of Holyoke, Amherst, and Easthampton. This forum will build on the input received from participants at the first Community Forum 101 held October 16.*

Participants at the Community Forum 201 will work with renewable energy technical experts to prioritize clean energy projects. Experts in various renewable energy technologies will discuss pros, cons, and options for local project development.

The Community Forum 201 will be hosted in the Amherst Community Center, 70 Boltwood Walk,from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Refreshments will be served starting at 5:00 pm. Parking in Boltwood Garage, entrances on Kellogg and Main Streets.

The Community Energy Strategies 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.

* Please visit MassCEC's website to see a summary of results from the first forum: http://www.masscec.com/solicitations/cesp-pioneer-valley-planning-commission