• 15Nov

    What it is:
    The WCEI Task Force is pleased to offer a year-long seminar series. These presentations take two forms, a) presentations by experts in a particular energy field with commentary by knowledgeable town residents, and, 2) movies on an environmental energy theme followed by discussion. These seminars will be the third Thursday of each month starting on November 15, 2007 at 7 PM and will run for 12 months. Town residents are invited to attend free of charge. The sessions will be held at:

    The Center School Building,
    4 Meeting House Lane, Woodbridge
    in the CAFÉ in the basement
    Refreshments to be provided.

    Why we are hosting these presentations:
    Like hundred of cities and towns across America, Woodbridge is committed to saving energy, thereby reducing its energy bills and lowering its environmental impact. In addition, the town has met its commitment to the CT Clean Energy Communities program of purchasing 20% of its energy from renewable sources. The Town now buys 25% of its energy from wind power, a source whose price has fallen dramatically in recent years. The more consumers demand clean energy, the more prices can decline as developers build more projects to meet rising demand.

    The town of Woodbridge is committed to combating global climate change and helping its residents save money. The WCEI is chartered to educate Woodbridge town residents on the need for reducing our consumption of energy and to help us curb global climate change. See: www.ctcleanenergy.blogspot.com for the WCEI Mission Statement.

    SIGN UP for Clean Energy NOW!
    Step One: Download the sign up form
    Step Two: Complete the form with your UI POD # (this is not your UI account #)
    Step Three: Implement the WCEI conservation actions to offset the slight increased cost of purchasing Clean Energy from Renewables

    Clean energy – it’s real, it’s here, it’s working.

  • 15Nov

    The Woodbridge Clean Energy Initiative Task Force (WCEI) wants to show you ways to save money on your energy bills. These savings will offset the increase in your electric bill that you will be charged by United Illuminating for signing up for CT Clean Energy Options ($.011/kWh). By using less energy you are also have less impact on global climate change. To be a good steward of the planet and to help Woodbridge go GREEN we invite you to do some of these things. The actual savings may vary by household, but, in total, the saving and the high Return on Investments (ROI) are there!

    Watch the video

  • 11Nov

    Woodbridge Clean Energy Initiative – Speakers Series
    Date, Topics, Presenter, Description

    Nov 15: The CT Clean Energy Communities Program – Keri Enright, Smart Power. How Woodbridge is saving money and helping to lessen global climate change.

    Dec 20: Save $500 this Heating Season – Invest in Conservation – Jonathan Gorham, Co-founder Cornerstones Energy Group, developed first computerized, utility sponsored residential energy audits in the USA, 1978.

    Jan 17: Movie # 1 “The Warming of Connecticut” – More Info.
    Discussion to follow.

    Feb 21: Tapping Solar Energy – Solar Thermal or Solar Electric? Pros and Cons Andy Danzig, Woodbridge resident with solar photovoltaics on his home and a solar installation company, to be announced.

    March 22: Movie # 2: “Installing Solar PV arrays in the Kingdom of Bhutan”, Solar Electric Light Fund, Washington DC. Discussion to follow.

    April 17: Sustainable Living – Learn about sustainability in your home and business

    May 15: Green Teams House Warming: How can twenty simple conservation actions costing less than $100 can save you $10,000 over five years?

    June 19: Alternative Fuel Options – From Biomass to Bio-Willie – Can the Promise be Fulfilled? By Jon Gorham, Co-founder SunEthanol, an alternative fuels company.

    July 31: Movies # 4: “KiloWatt Ours” a plan to re-energize America”. More Info. Discussion to follow.

    August 21: Wind Power and How Woodbridge is Savings Money from this Renewable Energy Source. Speaker to be announced. More Info

    Sept 18: Movie # 5: “Power Shift”, narrated by Cameron Diaz. The film examines vital energy issues and suggests ways that students can create a sustainable future. More Info

    Oct 16: Geo-Thermal Energy. How the Earth’s Energy Can Heat Your Home. Speaker to be announced.