Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Energy Week Boston

Did you know that we are smack in the middle of Energy Week?!

Celebrate by being extra conservative this week: unplug electronics when not in use, read a book instead of watching tv, take cooler showers, use fans instead of AC, ride a bike instead of taking the T or a car.

And think about attending one of these upcoming Energy Week events:

Wednesday, June 13
6:00-8:30 PM- Northeastern University, West Village 23F Room 20, showing of the film Gasland. Tickets for the screening are $4 and an advance RSVP is required. RSVP, directions, and details can be found at, or by emailing
Thursday, June 14
9:30 AM-1:00 PM- Citizens clean energy lobby day at the State House.  No experience lobbying your elected officials is required!  For more information, please e-mail
Friday, June 15Global Wind Day!
Theatrical premiere of Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle at the Coolidge Corner theater. Tickets are $10.
Saturday, June 16
6:00- 8:30 PM- Tour the wind turbine at I.B.E.W Local 103 (alongside I-93) and stay for a screening of the coal documentary Dirty Business with guest speaker and anti-coal activist State Rep. Lori Ehrlich!  Wind turbine tour and reception will be held from 6:00-6:30 followed by remarks by Rep. Ehrlich and the film screening. Tickets for the screening are $4 and an advance RSVP is required. RSVP, directions, and details can be found, or by emailing
Even before Energy Week Boston kicks off, we have a “preview” event to wet your appetite.  See below for details.
Saturday, June 2
Celebrate with Co-op Power Boston Metro East at the Energy Efficiency Crew Launch Party on Saturday, June 2 at 2pm on the Lawn at Second Church in Dorchester, corner of Washington St & Talbot Ave, Codman Square, Dorchester, MA with music, food, tour of a “green” home, and prizes.
The Crew provides insulation, weatherization, air sealing to homes in the Greater Boston area. Co-op Power is a consumer-owned co-operative that uses its capital and market power to build good green jobs and community-based green businesses for the benefit of the community at-large.
Please RSVP or send questions to or 617-282-8881.  

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