Northampton Energy Commission agrees to co-sponsor resolution championing goal of 100 percent renewable energy (MassLive 12/14/17)
NORTHAMPTON - The Northampton Energy and Sustainability Commission unanimously voted to co-sponsor a resolution on Thursday night that supports the goal of achieving 100 percent renewable energy resources for the community.
The resolution promotes suggestions as to how Northampton can develop a comprehensive energy plan that would make energy usage as efficient as possible, eventually leading to total reliance on renewable resources--like wind and solar.
The resolution doesn't set a timeline for the achievement of this goal, merely the intention.
Northampton resident Adele Franks, an activist and Board member of the Climate Action Now Steering Committee, was present at Thursday's meeting to help explain the resolution to the Commission. (read more)
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