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Mission of the York Energy Efficiency Committee

Our mission is to respond to the global warming crisis by promoting energy efficiency, alternative energy, and environmental initiatives throughout the town of York, Maine.

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Peaks Island school eyed for emergency solar power array

The following article from the recounts the latest work done by Eric Hopkins and others to develop an emergency solar power pilot project.

A group of people including teachers and engineers met at the school library recently to start discussing the possibility of making the school the island’s designated Red Cross emergency shelter, and . . . → Read More: Peaks Island school eyed for emergency solar power array

100 panels on 100 schools

To view Eric Hopkins’ proposed plan to double Maine’s Solar Energy output and provide emergency power to storm shelters, click on the following link: 100 Panels on 100 Schools.

This document is a graphically-rich copy of his 16-page presentation in PDF format.

Monthly YEEC meeting Feb. 11

Greetings Everyone!

Energy Meeting is tomorrow night – 7pm at the library.

I’ve been working hard on my “100 panels on a 100 schools” project.

In recent months I’ve been making a lot of progress – including recent meetings with Congressman Michaud and Democratic Senatorial candidate, Shenna Bellows to present the idea in more detail. . . . → Read More: Monthly YEEC meeting Feb. 11

Senator King joins solar “plugging-in” ceremony at York Middle School

As reported in the York Weekly by Deborah McDermott:

‘We don’t own the Earth’ Sen. King, school bring solar panels online

September 18, 2013

YORK — “Do you know why I came here today?” Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, asked a bunch of excited York Middle School students clearly enthralled to have a U.S. senator at . . . → Read More: Senator King joins solar “plugging-in” ceremony at York Middle School

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