Planning101: Clean Energy

Clean Energy

Planning101 is a space for MAPC staff to share their wealth of knowledge on topics related to smart growth and regional collaboration. This blog covers a diverse range of issues that include transportation, clean energy, land use, environment, public health, local government, equity, the innovative usage of public data, and the process of creating digital tools.

Municipal Solar in Sudbury

April 7, 2014

To utilize otherwise nonproductive space on their closed landfill, Sudbury decided to fill it with solar panels–6,060 of them. This […]

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LED Streetlight Conversions in Arlington

March 7, 2014

This is the second in a series of videos that MAPC’s Clean Energy Division has made about our work in […]

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North Shore Community Energy Strategies

February 27, 2014

Last week, MAPC brought together residents of Salem, Swampscott, Hamilton, and Wenham at Swampscott High School to discuss strategies to […]

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Local Energy Planning in Medford

January 31, 2014

MAPC’s Clean Energy Division has just unveiled a video about our Local Energy Action Program in Medford. The City had already […]

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The ripple effect: A regional approach to sustainable communities

July 2, 2012

The purchase of streetlights by Chelsea from Boston referenced in this article from Atlantic Cities was facilitated in part by […]

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From the ground up: Finding innovative ways to promote energy efficiency

February 28, 2012

The original version of this blog post appeared on the ACEEE blog. Local municipalities and community organizations are adopting policies, […]

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