ConcordTrader Consignments

ConcordTrader is a consignment store based in West Concord, MA since 2004.

Below are some of the items they consign: Read More »

Support Healthy Food

You can help support healthy foods and agriculture by signing the following online petitions:


Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Rebates

Those interested in a solar option may qualify for rebates of up to $1,000 per kilowatt of installed capacity for solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with a payback to the Town of less than 10 years based on the Light Plant's estimated avoided capacity costs. Read More »

Small Commercial Lighting

This program provided by the Concord Light Plant is aimed at helping small businesses make lighting upgrades that save energy and money. Eligible upgrades must have a payback of five years or less. For more details, contact concordlight@concordma.gov or call 978-318-3151.

Electric Heat Weatherization

For homes with electric heat, rebates of up to $1,000 will be offered for the cost of certain weatherization measures, from the Concord Light Plant. Plans include rebates of 40% on the cost of ceiling, floor, wall, duct, and pipe insulation, HVAC dust sealing, and general air sealing including blower door testing. For more details, contact concordlight@concordma.gov or call 978-318-3151.

Pool Pumps

Pool pumps may be cycled to minimize their operation during on-peak hours by using load management equipment similar to that used in the Concord Light Plant's existing off-peak electric hot water program. They will test existing equipment next summer

Air Conditioning Load Management

To reduce air conditioning loads during periods of peak electricity use, either thermostat settings will be automatically raised or compressors cycled. The Concord Light Plant will first test the controllable thermostat option next summer to see if that option is effective, financially viable, and acceptable to customers

Holidays: Ten Ideas For "Stuff Free" Holiday Gifts

So you want to give ... nothing to your loved ones this holiday season? Or at least nothing that'll end up on a dusty shelf or in a landfill? Consider these stuff-free gift alternatives.

Read about the ten ideas gift giving ideas at Gristby clicking here .

Green Power Available In Concord

Green electricity is now available from Acton Hydro and the Concord Light Plant! Electricity generated from hydro-electric power stations produces minimal pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

Sign up for Green Power today from the Concord Light Plant by contacting: Dale Cronan (978) 318-3102 or via email dcronan@concordma.gov.

Starting in early 2008 a limited supply of green electricity will be available in 100 kilowatt hour increments for $3 per increment every two months. Read More »

Lights Out America - March 29, 2008, 8 - 9 PM

Lights Out America is a nationwide energy conservation event on March 29, 2008. On this night, we invite the entire nation to turn off all non-essential lighting for one hour. To promote long-lasting energy saving, we ask that everyone install at least one compact fluorescent light bulbs throughout the nation. http://www.lightsoutamerica.org/

This event is being coordinated in Concord by the Comprehensive Sustainable Energy committee. Read More »

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