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The Gloucester Clean Energy Commission was created to promote clean energy options in Gloucester including energy efficiency, conservation, and the development of clean and renewable energy.  The Commission has 7 members, each serving a 2-year term.  Complete charter

  • 7:30 pm
  • Generally the fourth Thursday of each month
  • City Hall, 9 Dale Ave, Gloucester, MA

Agendas are available prior to Clean Energy Commission meetings.
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Meeting results are available, following approval.
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Clean Energy Commission Professional Staff Contact:

(978) 325-5235


First Name
To Expire

Debra  Darby  533 Washington St. 978-283-5053
February 2020

52 Bennett St.

February 2018

Candace  Wheeler 8 Rockholm Rd. 978-281-3566
Chair February 2018

 Brayton 527 Washington St.

February 2019

 Moskal 16 Leonard St.

February 2019

Paul  McGeary 31 Eastern Ave. 978-283-8425

February 2018
  Mike  Nolan  131 Wheeler St. 303-884-2842   February 2020

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Delivery of City's first all electric vehicles, June 2015. Left to right: Senior Planner Matt Coogan, Linda Brayton, CEC, Candace Wheeler CEC Chair, Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken, Tom Kiley, CEC, Linda Stout-Saunders, CEC, City Councilor Paul Lunberg, Paul McGeary, CEC and former City Council President.

Gloucester Green

Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken launched Gloucester Green, a new program designed to help residents save money and energy, as well as helping to reduce their carbon footprint one household at a time. The city has partnered with National Grid for the initiative, with the utility provider offering no-cost energy assessments and assistance for local households.

Gloucester residents interested in getting the free energy audit can visit www.masssave.com and sign up, or call 1-866-527-7283 to start the process. Once that process is completed, a Mass Save Energy Specialist will go to their home and perform a Home Energy Assessment, which can include a number of tangible benefits in addition to advice on making the house more eco-friendly.

Gloucester is recognized as one of the state's clean energy leaders!
In a recent report by Environment Massachusetts, Gloucester was recognized as one of 18 communities leading the way in the state in sustainability, renewable energy, and energy conservation.  

Link to the Gloucester Times article, 7/26/16 and Environment Massachusetts Press Release.

Link to the Environmental Massachusetts full report.

Municipal Aggregation

The City Council voted to join the MAPC Aggregation program on April 26, 2016.

The objectives of the aggregation program are to:

• lower the cost of electricity;
• gain longer term price stability; and
• offer more renewable energy options.

An important element of the process is the review of the municipal aggregation documents by its citizens. The municipal aggregation documents will be made available for public review at the Community Development Department at the City Hall Annex at 3 Pond Rd and by clicking the link below.

Comments should be sent in written form to Jeremy Price, Staff Planner at . The two (2) week period to submit written comments will be from Wednesday June 15th to Wednesday June 29th.

In addition, the City Council will hold a public hearing for the plan on July 12, 2016.

Any questions should be directed to Jeremy Price, 978.325.5235.

Link to a summary of the aggregation program

Link to the Draft Aggregation Plan

CEC Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2017
In its June 2016 meeting, the Clean Energy Commission voted to adopt a Strategy and Goals document for this fiscal year, 2017.  The commission will continue to function under its charter, and has identified several initiatives for this fiscal year, including Municipal Aggregation.

Link to the Fiscal Year 2017 CEC Strategy and Goals document. 

Additional Documents and Reports

Additional information on the City of Gloucester's Clean Energy Initiatives
For more information on projects and initiatives, visit the City's Clean Energy Planning page.

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