Sustainable Arlington

An Envision Arlington committee & a Mass. Climate Action Network (MCAN) chapter

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default Arlington Community Electricty (Arlington, MA)


A program offered by the Town to provide residents and businesses more electricity supply options by pooling the electricity use of thousands of users in Arlington. The program is a Town-vetted alternative to Eversource’s default supply and other third party electricity suppliers.

Our renewable energy sources:

Calculate your costs with ACE:

Learn more, get a yard sign:

pdf Community Choice for Arlington, 2016, slide presentation to Arlington Select Board


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Community Choice for Arlington 10-slide PP for Selectman 1 2 16 ET - AW edits.pdf

PDF version of the Community Choice Aggregation PowerPoint Presentation to the BOS - 1/2/16

default How RECs Work To Clean New England’s Grid


From Green Energy Consumers Alliance, a long-established and trusted source.

How do we know if the electricity we’re using came from renewable energy or not? The answer: Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). But in order to understand how RECs work and how they do their part to clean our grid, we must first understand how the grid brings electricity to our homes and businesses, and how it operates as a whole.  

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