A few news stories on our efforts to push for solar: A Telegram story on the impact of solar http://m.telegram.com/article/20151018/NEWS/151019335/13206/BUSINESS Commonwealth magazine picks up the coalition letter led by Environment Massachusetts http://commonwealthmagazine.org/opinion/lift-net-metering-cap-help-low-income-communities/ Story from Environment Massachusettshttp://www.environmentmassachusetts.org/news/mae/community-leaders-say-solar-working-low-income-families
WGLIHC has signed up another building for upgrades and energy efficiency for September 2015.
WGLIHC testified to joint committee on utilities – From the perspective of a provider of housing for extremely low-income people, the homeless, and people in need, this measure is common sense. We are part of a coalition- Worcester Green Low-Income Housing Coalition, which represents shelters, programs, and extremely low-income people,…
Enjoy the following story on how solar is working for low-income providers in Massachusetts http://solarisworking.org/stories/worcester-green-low-income-housing-coalition-solar-sustains-social-safety-nets-in-low-income
See our results for solar and other installations, staewide advocacy on low-income energy issues, and more Green Low Income housng2015 (1)
Listen to WGLIHC member Bill discuss solar caps and community input – https://www.facebook.com/CleanWaterMA/videos/vb.327702733934995/1052876394750955/?type=2&theater
WGLIHC joined statewide advocates to push for an end to the solar caps. http://worcestermag.com/2015/07/29/local-leaders-rally-for-solar-energy/35356
Dear Editor: The current debate over whether to raise the caps on solar energy production in Massachusetts threatens to stifle one of the most important new industries in Massachusetts and present opportunities for other states to strip away our jobs and industry. Despite our size, we have the fourth most…
Another high cost for housing nonprofits is gasoline, especially when an agency utilizes transportation for much needed healthcare and other appointments for clients. Pictured here is a Toyota Prius II which will serve to drastically lower costs for a participating agency, lowering gas costs and environmental impact. Hybrids and electric…
Yesterday members of WGLIHC testified on the need to raise the solar cap in Massachusetts, demonstrating through our work how solar power is lowering costs for housing nonprofits.