On Saturday, May 16th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Green Needham and Sustainable Wellesley are co-sponsoring a Sustainable Living Festival. Are you available for two hours on Sat. May 16th between 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m? Do you want
“GREENING YOUR ELECTRICITY” Program
We all know that renewable energy is our hope for the future, but how can we, as individuals, accelerate the urgently-needed transition to clean energy? On Monday, March 2nd, Green Needham presented their “Greening Your Electricity” program at the Needham
Solarize Needham exceeds expectations and is being extended to October 31st!
The Solarize Needham campaign has exceeded even our expectations. So far, 111 Needham households have chosen to Solarize their homes. Those homes will generate over 900,000 kWh of electricity yearly. Because of our success – and the continuing interest the
Successful Solarize Needham program will add nearly 100 solar PV systems in town
Solarize Needham officially ended on June 30th with contracts signed for 99 new solar PV systems in Needham. Congratulations to Solar Coach Artie Crocker, a member of Green Needham’s Steering Committee, for the energy and commitment he brought to this
Solarize Needham Achieves the Lowest (Tier 5) Pricing
Solarize Needham has reached Tier 5 pricing! On April 30th, halfway through the program, the number of signed homeowner contracts for new solar installs met the threshold for Tier 5 pricing. This means that all future contracts for Solar PV installations,
Needham is a Solarize community!
Green Needham Chair Michael Greis, Solar Coach Artie Crocker and Municipal Representative Tatiana Swanson traveled to Amherst on Monday, December 2nd for the formal announcement that Needham is one of the communities selected to participate in the second round of
Turning Food Waste Into Energy – an Exciting New State Initiative
Organic matter makes up one-quarter of our waste; it is currently being landfilled or incinerated. Here’s a new alternative for this waste: anaerobic digestion. Anaerobic digestion is a technology that produces biogas from organic matter, which can then be used
Green Needham celebrates at the 4th of July parade
Green Needham celebrated Independence Day at the Needham 4th of July parade this year. Headed by an all-electric Nissan Leaf sedan, Green Needham members were joined by Needham homeowners who have installed solar PV systems on their roofs. We celebrated
Solar 101 workshop
Over 50 people participated in Green Needham’s Solar 101 workshop held at the Broadmeadow School auditorium on March 20th, 2013. View the story from the Needham Channel News to see and hear from some of those who attended the session.
Needham Community Education’s New “Living Green in Needham Program” Courses
Needham Community Education, in partnership with Green Needham Collaborative and the Needham Community Farm, has introduced a new series of “Living Green in Needham” workshops which promote sustainabilty and healthy living. There are five courses in this series, as described below – click