[act-ma] GreenPort Forum Notice

Steve Wineman swineman at gis.net
Sun Mar 6 19:13:39 PST 2011



*GreenPort Forum.* *Growing Community-Scale Energy in New England: What 
Vermont's District Heating Efforts Could Mean for Cambridge.  * With 
speaker Ralph Meima, Board Co-Chair, Brattleboro Thermal Utility, Inc. 
Brattleboro Thermal Utility's mission is to create a community energy 
system for the Town of Brattleboro, Vermont generating both electricity 
and thermal energy, using biomass as a fuel, for the benefit of multiple 
stakeholders and the town as a whole. (Please note that fuel sources can 
vary - biomass is not a requirement for district heating.) Their 
long-term aim is to eliminate Brattleboro's dependency on fossil fuels 
for heating, and obtain most of its electricity from renewable local 
sources. District energy could have direct applications in Cambridge, as 
the most efficient means of delivering heat and energy to our homes. 
*Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 6:45pm. Main Library, 449 Broadway, 
Cambridge. Lecture Hall, Lower Level (L2)
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