As part of the Department of Energy Resource’s Green Communities program, the state awarded Arlington a $210,290 grant aimed at implementing additional energy reduction initiatives in town.
This is the seventh grant Arlington has received from the Green Communities program since its inception in 2010. This new grant puts Arlington’s cumulative grant total at $1,575,931, the largest in the state.
DOER’s Green Communities Competitive Grants are awarded to existing Green Communities that have successfully invested their initial designation grants and previous competitive grant awards. Grants are capped at $250,000 per municipality.
“We’re pleased to receive state resources to help the town invest in its many sustainability initiatives,” said Arlington Town Manager Adam Chapdelaine. “The carbon reduction and cost savings for these projects continue to benefit the residents of Arlington today and into the future” (read more)
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