Living Green in Needham

Greening Your Electricity Options

Make a difference – choose a green power option for your electricity

This section of Living Green in Needham explains how any electric customer can bring more renewable energy into the grid. For some people, solar panels are a great choice, and we provide information about that option, but for many, this is not an option.

Fortunately, even if you are not a candidate for solar, there are a growing number of green energy choices.

Residential Solar: Where to Start

Residential Solar: Where to Start

Yes, New England has enough sun for solar! Explore options for both solar electric, (photovoltaic (PV) panels use energy from the sun to produce electricity), and solar hot water...
Community Solar - New Solar Option for Electric Customers

Community Solar - New Solar Option for Electric Customers

Don't have a good roof for solar? Or do you rent rather than own? If you would like to take advantage of solar energy for your home, but cannot due to shading, orientation, roof structure or financial considerations, there is now another way...
Green Energy Consumers Alliance, (formerly Mass Energy), Green Power

Green Energy Consumers Alliance, (formerly Mass Energy), Green Power

Green Energy Consumers Alliance, (formerly Mass Energy), is a non-profit that will match your monthly electricity use (in kilowatt hours) with local green power. Green Energy Consumers Alliance uses your money to buy Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)...
Buying Green Electricity From a “Competitive Supplier”

Buying Green Electricity From a “Competitive Supplier”

Are you confused by solicitations from companies offering to supply electricity a price lower than Eversource? And what does it mean when companies offer the opportunity to buy green electricity? Read on!

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If you have questions, comments, additions, or would like to get involved in the “Living Green in Needham” project, please email us at info@greenneedham.org.