Re-imagining Salem: From Fossil Fuels to a Green Future

 On Monday, November 18, over 100 residents from Salem and surrounding communities gathered at Salem’s Community Life Center to imagine responses to the climate emergency that could not only keep our city the vibrant place we all love—but make it better. The forum, hosted by SAFE, along with the Salem Sustainability, Energy, and Resiliency Committee, … Continue reading Re-imagining Salem: From Fossil Fuels to a Green Future

350 MA Releases 2017-18 Legislative Agenda

SAFE has been collaborating with 350MA and is happy to express support for this year's legislative agenda. This year's priorities are renewable energy, improving infrastructure to stop methane gas leaks, and stopping the expansion of gas pipelines that will carry fracked gas to coastal communities for export: Stop the Pipeline Tax ✧ Oppose any legislative … Continue reading 350 MA Releases 2017-18 Legislative Agenda

One step closer: First American offshore wind turbines installed

Installation is now complete at the new Block Island wind power facility. On August 8, one member of the team tweeted, "I think it now qualifies as a 'farm' -2nd turbine completed last night #BlockIslandWindFarm@DeepwaterWind " From the blog of Greg Alvarez, on the American Wind Energy Association's website (awea.org) -- American offshore wind power … Continue reading One step closer: First American offshore wind turbines installed

SJC nixes ‘pipeline tax’/Says Baker administration order violated intent of earlier laws

Ratepayers will not have not pay a special tax so that new natural gas pipelines can be built in Massachusetts. From Bruce Mohl (Editor, CommonWealth Magazine) -- THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT ruled on Wednesday that the Baker administration can not authorize the state’s electric utilities to tap their ratepayers for the money to finance a … Continue reading SJC nixes ‘pipeline tax’/Says Baker administration order violated intent of earlier laws

Tomorrow, July 20: ENERGY, EFFICIENCY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Energy, Efficiency and The Environment 5:00 PM, Wednesday, 7/20/16 Salem Five Community Room, 210 Essex St, Salem, MA Created by: Endless Energy From Endless Energy: Come find out how you can make your home more energy efficient through the use of green technologies and renewable energy. Make your home more efficient, valuable and better for … Continue reading Tomorrow, July 20: ENERGY, EFFICIENCY AND THE ENVIRONMENT