The Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG) invites you to participate in a Community Energy Forum 201 on, Thursday, January 16th, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 pm (please note that the snow date will be Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm). The forum is part of an ongoing initiative to create a Clean Energy Roadmap for the Franklin County region by drawing on the experiences and knowledge of residents, businesses, and municipal officials of Buckland, Greenfield, Montague, and Shelburne. This forum will build on the input received from participants at the first Community Forum 101 held October 22.*
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 Greenfield Community College (GCC) Cafeteria from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Refreshments will be served starting at 5:30 pm.
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.
The event is accessible. Please contact Stacy Metzger, FRCOG 413-774-3167 x128 for any requests for accessibility.
When & Where
Meister Consultants Group
The Community Energy Strategies program is being implemented with assistance from Meister Consultants Group, which is providing process design, facilitation, and other technical services. Meister Consultants Group (MCG) is a Boston-based international sustainability consulting firm. With affiliates in the United States and Europe, MCG uses innovative problem solving approaches to advise clients and communities on stakeholder dialogue, clean energy policy design, and program implementation.