ESSEX, CT - A CLEAN ENERGY COMMUNITY
Essex is one of the world's special places. As residents we are all stewards of its unique natural and architectural landscape. All of us now have the opportunity to make positive decisions about how we buy, generate, and use energy that will have a beneficial effect on our community. Essex Citizens for Clean Energy is acting to help insure a clean, sustainable, and cost-effective energy future for our town.
Please join in this important effort.
-William H. Grover, Former President
Essex Land Trust
On Saturday, 4/9/16, there was an Energy Fair and LED bulb swap held at Essex Town Hall. 230 Essex residents exchanged incandescent or CFL bulbs in any condition for 5 free LED bulbs (60-Watt incandescent equivalent). A single LED bulb has life expectancy of 23 years, uses up to 80% less energy and saves homeowners as much as $10 per year versus a traditional incandescent bulb.
Residents obtaining free LED bulbs
Essex Citizens for Clean Energy Volunteers
SOLARIZE ESSEX - UPDATE
There's never been a better time to go solar! SOLARIZE ESSEX increased the number of systems in town to 22 with a generation capacity of 158 kW.
Pictured below is a 7.8 kW system.
Enroll with Community Energy @www.newwindenergy.com
and a $30 Incentive will be earned for the
Town's Clean Energy Task Force.
Who are We?
Essex Citizens for Clean Energy is a group of residents who are concerned about climate change and its' impact on our life. The Steering Committee is composed of Janice Ehle/Meyer, Frank Hall, Robert Laundy, Sharon Lewis, Chris McAloon, Stacy Abbott, Rick Stebbins and Claire Tiernan.
Interested in saving $200 annually on your home energy bill?
Home Energy Solutions can save you money by performing an energy assessment. The program will make on the spot improvements such as caulking and sealing critical air leaks, evaluate wall & attic insulation, provide and install energy efficient lighting and provide rebates for appliances, HVAC systems and insulation. All for only $99.
Call 888-811-3748 or visit www.energizect.com NOW!
2 kW solar system at Essex Recycling Center
ECCE has developed sustainability goals for the Town of Essex. Sustainability is defined as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
In October, 2012, the Town of Essex signed the Clean Energy Communities Municipal Pledge to reduce energy use.
We are reviewing the annual electrical and fuel oil consumption in town buildings. Also, we would like to increase the amount of household hazardous waste and recyclables collected.
If you would like to assist, please contact