Category Archives: Energy

On Saturday, September 15 at 11am at the Brattle Theatre (40 Brattle St., Cambridge), Green Newton is co-sponsoring the Boston premiere of Power Struggle, a ground-breaking documentary on the fight to shut down Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. Come learn … Read More

Since April, our solar partners have signed eight new contracts for solar home installations. This is in addition to the program’s 48 installations that were completed in 2017. Our purchase partner has been able to offer panels to the Green … Read More

Use programmable thermostats to adjust heating and cooling when rooms are unoccupied, saving you energy and up to $180 a year. In the summer, keep your home warmer than normal when you are away, and set the thermostat to 78°F (26°C) only … Read More

“Peak” electricity events pollute our environment and cost us money. Electricity usage skyrockets during the hottest summer days when everyone’s A/C is cranking and the coldest winter conditions when heaters are working overtime. Referred to as a “peak event,” the … Read More