The newest solar projects will netmeter energy to nonprofits in greater Worcester.
Along with many other solar advocates, WGLIHC went to the statehouse today to advocate for retaining the solar incentives that have allowed solar power to help low-income housing providers.
Was thrilled to hear that a measure establishing an Oil Heat Energy Efficiency Fund was reported to the Senate Ways and Means committee as we spent last few years advocating and educating around the costs to homeless providers of inefficient oil burning furnaces. Many thanks to Senator Jamie Eldridge for…
We are building a new solar system, our fourth system. Over its life time, this system will reduce our electric output by 611,285 pounds of CO2, or 28,372 gallons of oil, or 713,316 miles driven. It is the equivalent of 26,370 trees planted, or 227 acres of forest. Over its…
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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