Cape Light Compact offers energy efficiency plan information

Cape Light Compact offers energy efficiency plan information

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The Cape Light Compact (CLC) will hold a public information session on a proposed three-year statewide energy efficiency plan from 5 to 6:30 pm on October 11 at the Oak Bluffs Library.

The session will include a presentation about the plan followed by an informal question-and-answer session. CLC representatives, including board members and staff, will be available for discussion with attendees.

CLC is preparing to file its second comprehensive plan on October 31 with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities as required by legislation relative to the Green Communities Act.

The statewide 2013-2015 Energy Efficiency Plan aims to continue current energy savings programs across Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard, according to a CLC press release. As part of the statewide effort, CLC will introduce new innovative residential, business and municipal programs, and financial incentives, the release said.

CLC is a public regional energy services organization authorized by the 21 towns on the Cape and Martha’s Vineyard and Barnstable and Dukes counties to negotiate for low-cost electricity and choose the electric supplier for their residents and businesses.

The CLC encourages public comments on the plan and will provide a survey at the information session. All comments must be submitted in writing by 5 pm on Monday, October 22, by mail to Maggie Downey, Cape Light Compact, P.O. Box 427, Superior Courthouse, Barnstable, MA 02630 or by email to mdowney@barnstablecounty.org.

A copy of the statewide 2013-2015 Energy Efficiency Plan is available on the CLC website, capelightcompact.org/eep. The plan and other related documents will also be available at the information session.

For more information, call CLC at 1-800-797-6699.